Turf Tips

New turf tips will be added regularly during the growing season. If you need help that is not covered in our current Turf Tips, search our past Turf Tips in the box above right. The following recommendations are for the state of Indiana and may not apply to turf areas outside of Indiana.

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2008

12/22/2008
Still time left to sign up for Indiana Green Expo to be held Jan 12-14!

11/14/2008
Billbugs a Pest in 2008?  Keep Them in Mind for 2009
How Late is Too Late to Control Dandelions and Other Weeds?

9/4/2008
Fall Nitrogen Fertilization Benefits All Cool-Season Turfs
MRTF Golf Day at The Fort in Indianapolis on September 29

6/24/2008
New Options at Midwest Regional Turf Field Day on July 15
Armyworms Are Poised For Battle

6/12/2008
Midwest Regional Turf Field Day on July 15

5/27/2008
Seeded bermudagrass or zoysiagrass is an option for some IN turf areas
Mowing height does not affect speed of athletes

5/19/2008
Color Variation in Residential and Commercial Lawns
Ball mark Recovery: Does the Repair Tool Matter?

5/1/2008
For professionals: Where’s Tenacity Herbicide for Lawns?
For professionals: Spring dandelion control
Reicher on Sabbatical until October 15
Time is running out for spring seeding

4/21/2008
Mole Control – Buyer Beware

4/10/2008
Searching for the no-mow” lawn grasses?
Regenerating Fall Use Athletic Fields
For Professionals: Herbicide Delays after Seeding

3/21/2008
Nitrogen and Phosphorus: fertilizing lawns to protect water quality
Winter/spring flood damage on turf
Soil Tests

3/17/2008
Do it yourself: Searching for that low maintenance lawn?
Do it yourself: Choose preemergence herbicides with as little N as possible: Part II
For professionals: Seed thin turf now or use weed control?

3/7/2008
Choose Preemergence herbicides with as Little N as Possible
For Professionals: Timing of Preemergence Herbicides
For Professionals: Choosing a Preemergence Herbicide

1/22/2008
Thanks to Everyone who Attended Indiana Green Expo
There are still openings for the IN-IL Turfgrass Short Courses
Purdue Alumni and Friends Reception at the GCSAA in Orlando

2007 TURF TIPS

2006 TURF TIPS

2005 TURF TIPS

2004 TURF TIPS

 


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765-494-8039

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