Turfgrass Science News

By Eric Watkins and Yinjie Qiu

Fine fescue research has progressed rapidly in recent years, spurred by greater interest in low-input turf and the availability of funding for improving these grasses. While giving talks to various groups about lawn grasses for Minnesota, we often follow the introduction of fine fescues with a refrain similar to “they all look very similar”: translation “don’t ask me how to tell the fine fescues apart!”.

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:15am

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have two articles to share.

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 11:15am

By Kristine Moncada

As regular readers of our blog may have noticed, we recently started a new feature where members of our group who leave write farewell blog posts. Well, in the past year, we had several other members of our team leave, yet we weren't able to bid adieu in blog form.

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 3:45pm

By Eric Watkins

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you have read about projects led by a number of different researchers in our group at the University of Minnesota. I recently wrote a short article published in Golf Course Management about the high cost of turfgrass research. Fortunately, in Minnesota there is tremendous support for research from professional turfgrass organizations.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 3:15pm

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have an article and a final project report to share.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 4:45pm


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