Extension

Late fall lawn care

a lawn covered with fallen leaves

Make sure to read the latest blog post on late fall lawn care in UMN Yard and Garden News! Extension turfgrass educator Jon Trappe gives advice on mowing height, leaf litter, dormant seeding and more.

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 10:05


New fine fescue resources from UMN Extension

UMN Extension now has new materials on everything you need to know to establish and maintain a fine fescue lawn! Are you interested in a lawn that needs less maintenance? Fine fescues might be what you're looking for. Not only do fine fescues have lower maintenance requirements, they have better tolerance for shade and are adapted to most growing conditions in Minnesota.

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 10:54


Now hiring: Extension Educator – Horticulture, Turf & Urban Greenspace

University of Minnesota Extension is conducting a candidate search for the position of Extension Educator – Horticulture, Turf & Urban Greenspace. DEADLINE to apply is July 4, 2022.

Mon, 06/06/2022 - 09:40


Now hiring - Extension Educator in Turfgrass Irrigation & Water Resources!

2/24/22 The deadline for the Extension Educator position has been extended to March 6, 2022!

University of Minnesota Extension is conducting a candidate search for a newly developed, full-time position in turfgrass irrigation and water resources. This position is funded for three years with the expectation that it will continue beyond that date. DEADLINE extended to March 6, 2022.

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 15:00


Save the Date: 2021 UMN Turfgrass Field Days

By Maggie Reiter

Save the date for our late summer/fall field days! Registration now OPEN. Events will be designed for a target audience, about 2-3 hours long, and more casual than in the past.

Turfgrass Field Day: Golf

In collaboration with Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents Association

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:26


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 4/26/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Extension Educator Maggie Reiter wrote an article in Yard and Garden News and Lawn Water Conservation Educator Shane Evans presented a webinar!

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 09:24


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 3/11/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Extension Educator Maggie Reiter wrote an article in Yard and Garden News!

The article What does winter injury look like on your lawn? will help determine the causes of those pesky lawn problems that are showing up now that the snow is melted.

Thu, 03/11/2021 - 22:49


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 11/9/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work.  We have a podcast and a blog post!

WCCO Smart Gardens October 3, 2020 episode features Maggie Reiter with Julie Weisenhorn answering listeners' questions on gardening and lawns.

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 10:42


New Extension Educator - Turfgrass

We are happy to announce that Maggie Reiter has accepted the position of Extension Educator - Turfgrass with University of Minnesota Extension. Maggie has been with University of California Cooperative Extension since 2016. Prior to that, she earned both her undergraduate and Master’s degrees at the University of Minnesota. Maggie has done an excellent job building a turfgrass Extension program in her current position in central California, and we are excited for her to build upon prior Extension efforts in Minnesota. 

Sun, 08/16/2020 - 22:28