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Fire Away at Crane Flies

The European crane fly snuck into Michigan several years ago, and yet it still remains a misunderstood and overlooked pest on golf courses, sports fields, and home lawns. It favors wet soils and areas near bodies of water such a...

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Rusty Old Turf

Rust is the most active disease on home lawns at the moment.

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The Importance of Fall Practices to Reduce the Potential for Microdochium Patch

Fall clean-up and management can help reduce the likelihood of Microdochium patch.

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Nematodes

Nematodes, which are often misdiagnosed can cause serious damage to turfgrass stands.

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Chutes & Ladders & Dollar Spot

While it's true that some courses have overused certain classes of chemistry over the years, resulting in a reduced sensitivity to some diseases, it's also my opinion that a reduction in cultural practices during the growing seas...

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Summer's Pastime: Poa annua Management

As we approach the midpoint of summer, annual bluegrass (Poa annua) management becomes more challenging.

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When Summer Drought is Not Drought

Drought symptoms are common through the summer. Lack of moisture is a common problem in many turf situations. However, often in turf drought symptoms are not always caused by a lack of moisture.

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What is this # Thing and How Do I Use It?

Hashtags have permeated popular culture over the last several years. But even now, hashtags remain largely misunderstood by the masses. Most often, they are used to add tone or humor to a tweet, and while they may accomplish jus...

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