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.
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 →
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 →
Author: Wayne Philley As a turfgrass breeder I get many near impossible challenges. When will there be a turfgrass that stays green 365 a year? This challenge may not be as difficult as it sounds. If you live in north … Continue reading →
I am a college basketball junkie, have been for a long time, so I have been watching a lot of basketball the last week or so (Go Badger’s and HailState Hoops). About every hour there seems to be an advertisement … 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 →