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Summer patch and hard fescue

July 24, 2018

Dr. Jim Murphy on Rutgers Turf Blog July 23: Hot weather in early July brought on some severe summer patch (root disease) symptoms in hard fescue. This disease on fine fescues

County hires firm to sell naming rights for amateur sports complex

July 24, 2018

Brent Batten, Naples Daily News, reported that Collier County (FL) commissioners have approved an initial contract for $150,000 with the Superlative Group of Cleveland to market naming rights for county

Mid-season crabgrass management and control

July 18, 2018

Roch Gaussoin, professor and extension specialist, writing for the University of Nebraska’s Turf iNfo, said: “This time of year, especially in turf thinned by drought, disease, traffic or other afflictions,

Generals’ field turns patriotic for Independence Day game

July 18, 2018

According to an article in the Jackson Sun by Brandon Shields, Eric Taylor, head groundskeeper for The Ballpark at Jackson (TN), says groundskeepers do try to one-up one another in

Severe storm damages Arkansas turfgrass research, cancels field day

July 18, 2018

A brief but violent storm that swept through Fayetteville Monday damaged research structures on the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center, resulting in the cancellation of a turfgrass research field

No more clearing snow before kicks in NFL

July 18, 2018

According to a report by Jordan Guskey in the Indianapolis Star, teams in the NFL will no longer be able to remove snow before field goal or extra point kicks.

Dealing with July growth surge

July 10, 2018

From Bill Kreuser, PhD, Turf iNfo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln: My lawn mower disagrees with the theory that cool-season turf species grow slower in the middle of the summer. It seems

Go vote: determine the best ‘Stars and Stripes’ pattern

July 10, 2018

Let your voice be heard! Vote for your favorite “Stars and Stripes” contest design via Facebook by July 15. The STMA member who created the pattern generating the highest number

Groundskeeper an unsung hero who keeps athletic program rolling

July 10, 2018

In a profile by Natalie Beneviat in www.triblive.com, Joe Bayer, main groundskeeper for the Hampton Township (PA) School District, lauded for his dedication. Bayer has been working at the district

Natural Grass Advisory Group hires Adamski as managing director

July 10, 2018

Natural Grass Advisory Group (NGAG) has named Julie Adamski as the firm’s first ever Managing Director. Positioned uniquely to provide independent support reinforced by a proprietary testing and analytics program,