We had a great 2015 Field Day. The 2016 Turfgrass Research Field Day is scheduled for August 23, 2016. Thanks to our sponsors. Photo credits to Sarah Buckleitner, Judson Lecompte, Michael Richard, Kathy Johnson, Lauren Lindley, Jay McCurdy.
The following is an update about the new Scott’s Bonus S Weed and Feed. As early as March, Tim Ray, Ron Strahan at LSU, and several other counterparts along the coast had shared their concerns that the metsulfuron containing product … Continue reading →
It should be no secret that I’m a fan of dollarweed. It lives in wet areas near the beach, which I’m also a fan of. So that means doing research trials requires locations near the beach, where there is fresh … Continue reading →
The 2014 Turfgrass Field day was a success. Numerous sponsors, vendors, and industry representatives are to thank for an excellent turn out. Special thank you to our event staff: MTA administrative assistant, Mrs. Linda Wells; her husband and retired Turf … Continue reading →
Thanks to numerous sponsors, the Mississippi Turfgrass Association, and the MSU Extension Service, our MS Turfgrass Magazine has finally been published. There’s a lot of work involved in publishing a magazine – more than I had thought. But with continued support from current and future advertisers, this magazine can enhance the turfgrass industry in our state and beyond.
I am often asked to consult at low maintenance, “mom and pop” style golf courses. I’m asked even more often to make a plan or publication for the same style courses. I’m working on that. It’s not easy. For one, … Continue reading →
The most prominent turf species of Mississippi – bahia, bermuda, centipede, fescue, St. Augustine, and Zoysia – were all affected by the cold winter temperatures. In Tupelo, temperatures reached 5 degrees Fahrenheit. Starkville reached 8 degrees. Further south, areas near … Continue reading →
Golf Course Supers, Turf Professionals, Vendors, etc.. I’d like to call your attention to the upcoming April 15 sign up deadline for the Rounds 4 Research auction. This is a call to action. How it works: Golf facilities can support the effort … Continue reading →
As Lawn Care Operators (LCO’s) you’re managing numerous properties – each somewhat different. And as part of your state’s pesticide applicator regulations, you’re responsible for keeping up with a minimum amount of information concerning every application. So take a few … Continue reading →