MSU Extension’s focus on turfgrass management brings together faculty, specialists, and educators who work with both professional turfgrass managers and homeowners in managing turfgrass in an environmentally responsible manner.

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  • MSU Turfgrass Research Update 2017

    Published on May 1, 2018
    Dollar spot continues to be among the most important diseases on golf course turf in terms of the percentage of golf course pesticide/fertilizer budgets that are spent to control it.

  • Smart lawn care to protect pollinators

    Published on January 25, 2017
    Whether you choose weed-free or a more relaxed approach to your lawn, here are some practices that will keep it bee-friendly.


  • Pain in the grass: Tall fescue

    Published on May 23, 2023
    Not all weedy grasses are crabgrass. Tall fescue is one of the top grassy weed complaints received by MSU Extension and MSU Plant & Pest Diagnostics each year.

  • Tips to toss the moss from your lawn

    Published on May 10, 2023
    Frustrated with moss in your lawn? Understand why and then consider a range of management options.

  • Lawn turf update - May 4, 2023

    Published on May 4, 2023
    Lawns have been slow growing this spring with the unusually cold and wet weather but the forecasted warmup by the end of the week will have lawns and weeds springing to life.

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