The TURF & GROUNDS FIELD DAY is back on the St. Paul campus this year as the University of Minnesota once again partners with the Minnesota Turf and Grounds Foundation to produce this popular event at TROE Center and UFore Nursery.
Did you know that many Minnesotans with irrigation systems over-water their lawns? University of Minnesota Extension and the Metropolitan Council have created a new educational video on home irrigation efficiency that illustrates how homeowners can save water, while still having a great-looking lawn.
An article from the Natural Capital Project written by Marie Donahue features Professor Brian Horgan and researcher Parker Anderson from the Turfgrass Science team. The Science of the Green Initiative is part of an exciting new collaboration, Community Value of Golf Courses Project, that is studying the environmental and social benefits of golf courses.
Pamela Rice, Research Chemist and Adjunct Professor, USDA-Agricultural Research Service and Department of Soil, Water and Climate
Brian Horgan, Professor, Department of Horticultural Sciences
Dr. Kevin W. Frank, Michigan State University
Andrew Hollman, Dr. Brian Horgan, & Sam Bauer, University of Minnesota
What a difference a year can make. We certainly didn’t expect to be writing this report in the end of April while looking at snow on the ground across the state. Now compare this to last spring, with golf courses opening in mid-March, and it gives us a little perspective on the influences that Mother Nature can dish out from season to season. This winter has certainly gone on long enough, bu
Virtual Field Day Attendee,
In previous years we’ve offered the MTGF and U of MN Turfgrass Field Day here on campus at the Turfgrass Research, Outreach, and Education Center. This year we are trying something different by offering the Field Day Virtually. Through the efforts of our team here in the Turfgrass Science Program, and with the help of the University of Minnesota Extension, we have put together a great lineup