Last updated 12/1/06

 

TURF TIPS

2006


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12/1/06
Indiana Green Expo on January 10-12
Upcoming Education: Basic Training Turfgrass Management
Pesticide IQ: Every pesticide may have slightly different requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE)
How much perennial ryegrass Kentucky bluegrass in a mix?

11/2/06
Considering seeded zoysia for fairways?
Summary of Nematode Survey on Indiana Greens: 2006
Indiana Green Expo on January 10-12
How Late is Too Late to Control Dandelions and Other Weeds?
Update on Office of State Chemist Enforcement on Golf Courses
A Few Open Seats Still Available for Turf and Ornamental Seminar in Nov.

10/27/06
Keep Mowing to Mulch Those Tree Leaves!
Little Time to Improve Athletic Turf This Year
How late can you seed?
Don’t Give Up Yet, November Fertilization is Critical
Keep mowing and don’t set the mower down

9/27/06
Open Season on Dandelions, Clover, and Other Broadleaf Weeds
Helping Fall-use Athletic Fields
MRTF Golf Day at Coyote Crossing on Oct. 12
Broadleaf Control Improves Later in Fall

9/8/06
New Era begins for Ross-Ade stadium turf

8/29/06
Why New Lawns Fail?
Crabgrass Problem Revisited

8/9/06
Gray Leaf Spot Update
Now is the Time to Seed Cool-Season Turf
Funny Colors in Your Turf?

7/20/06
Bumper Crop of Crabgrass and Yellow Nutsedge
Summer stress of Poa annua and Poa trivialis in Lawns and Sports Fields
Summer stress of Poa annua, Poa trivialis on Golf Courses
Overseeding creeping bentgrass into thinning Poa annua
Turf Field Day Held July 18

7/14/06
Bermudagrass Takes Root in Ross-Ade and the South Football Practice Field
Brown Patches in Lawns Could be Old Seedstalks
Brown Patches in Lawns Could be Escaped Fountain Grass

7/5/06
Japanese Beetles: They’re Back!
Midwest Regional Turf Field Day on July 18

6/9/06
More on Nematodes and Indiana Greens
Bermuda suppression in zoysia?

6/6/06
Football Renovations Continue (Part 2)
Red thread, pink patch, and dollar spot in lawns and roughs
Seedheads Make for Tough Mowing

5/24/06
Finding Spring Grubs?

5/17/06
Ross-Ade and South Football Practice Field Renovations – Update 17 May 2006

5/16/06
Do-It-Yourselfer
Mowing Wet Grass
Professional
Rhizoctonia Large Patch (Zoysia Patch) in Zoysia
Rhizoctonia Large Patch in Bermudagrass
Pink Snow Mold Active
Aerification Following Preemergence Herbicide?

5/8/06
Nematode Damage in Golf Greens

4/24/06
Considering Artificial Turf For Sports Fields?

4/20/06
First Black Cutworms of the Year Found in Traps

4/17/06
Do-It-Yourselfer
Spring Dandelion Control Still Not as Effective as Fall Control
Professional
Attempting Ground Ivy Control
Mark Your Calendars: Turf Field Day moved to July 18
Spring Dandelion Control for Professionals
Time is Running Out for Preemergence Control of Crabgrass

3/24/06
March 30-31 Workshop to complete requirements for pesticide licensing (3BRT)
Turfgrass Does not Perform Well in the Shade (Period)

3/14/06
Do-It-Yourselfer
Choose Preemergence herbicides with as Little N as Possible
Professional
Timing of Preemergence Herbicides
Herbicide Delays after Seeding
Spring Weed Control or Seeding?
Common Chickweed in New Seedlings

2/13/06
Help needed to survey golf courses for nematodes

1/26/06
There are still openings for the IN-IL Turfgrass Short Course
Rain Gauge Volunteers Needed for CoCoRaHS

 

2005 TURF TIPS

2004 TURF TIPS

 


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