A quick update for those of you planning to submit soil tests this spring. Effective April 15th, the University of Minnesota Soil Testing Laboratory has new forms and prices for conducting a soil test. The new price for a Regular Test is $17.00. This is a very reasonable price for testing pH, phosphorus, potassiu
Are you ready for spring or still enjoying the winter? Either way, it’s time to start thinking about home lawn care again. Last fall we were stressing the importance of maintaining moisture levels in your lawn amidst one of the worst droughts in Minnesota’s history. In case you’ve forgotten, the months of August through November alone saw an eight inch precipitation deficit in the Twin Cities area. This translates to approximately 70% below average precipitation for the fall period. Many other areas of the state, mainly northwestern and southern Minnesota, were in a much worse situatio
Congratulations to Karen Wennberg for winning January’s iPad Mini drawing! The second drawing will be held on Thursday, February 28th. Be sure to fill out the survey for two more chances to win an iPad Mini. Find the survey here.
For questions regarding this contest or the survey, please contact:
Sam Bauer, Extension Educator – Turfgrass Science
University of Minnesota Extension
A special thank you to all the attendees of the 2013 School of Turfgrass Management at Gross National Golf Course in Minneapolis. We had a very interactive group and it was great to get to know all of you during the three day session.
For those of you that missed it this year, next year’s School of Turfgrass Management will be held in Wisconsin, with a location to be determined. If you would like to get on the email list, please feel free to contact us in the near future.