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.
Spring lawn care tips for shoreline homeowners
Published on April 21, 2023
Healthy lawns can help slow and filter surface runoff; it is also important to understand turf maintenance can affect water quality, especially fertilizer and pesticide applications.
Still time to report large or significant water use
Published on April 14, 2023
Agricultural water users in both Indiana and Michigan have until at least June 1 to report their water use for water sources with the capacity to pump 70 gallons per minute or greater.
Avoid herbicide misuse at home, things to know before you buy
Published on April 11, 2023
A little herbicide homework can increase efficacy, safety and cost savings.
Will my turf recover from recent flooding?
Published on April 10, 2023
Recent rainfall events caused flooding on golf courses, lawns and other turf areas. Depending on how long the turf was submerged and whether soil deposition occurred will determine whether turf survives.
Timing crabgrass preemergence applications in spring
Published on April 5, 2023
When is the correct time to apply crabgrass preemergence herbicides in the spring?
Soil testing returns through MSU Extension!
Published on April 4, 2023
MSU Extension launches new soil testing program for home gardeners and commercial growers.
Michigan pesticide applicator recertification credits available in person and online before the end of the year
Published on October 31, 2022
Growers needing a few more credits to renew their pesticide applicator license have some online and in-person opportunities available.