Maggie Reiter

2021 UMN Turfgrass Field Days - Registration now open!

Woman giving a presentation to crowd in front of turf research plots

Registration is now open for our 2021 UMN Turfgrass Field Days. There are 4 different Field Days designed for different audiences:

Wed, 07/28/2021 - 20:09


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 7/21/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Eric Watkins was featured in a Kare 11 news segment, Maggie Reiter was interviewed in the Star Tribune, and Shane Evans was featured in a Fox 9 news segment!

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 15:59


Allow some browning in lawns to conserve water

In Yard and Garden News, Maggie Reiter, Extension turfgrass educator, Shane Evans, lawn water conservation educator, and Florence Breuillin-Sessoms, turfgrass scientist, have written a very timely article. If you are wondering about your brown lawn, make sure to read Allow some browning in lawns to conserve water for tips on handling this hot and dry weather.

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 13:00


Learn how to make your irrigation system “smart”

We're in for a hot and dry spell so now is the time to learn about technology to help your sprinkler system for this season. Read more on the topic in the Extension article, How to make your irrigation system “smart”, by Shane Evans and Maggie Reiter in Yard and Garden News.

Fri, 06/04/2021 - 08:36


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 5/20/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Florence Sessoms and Eric Watkins wrote an article and Extension Educator Maggie Reiter has been on WCCO's Smart Gardens!

Florence Sessoms and Eric Watkins co-authored "Turfgrass responses to prolonged heat stress" for GCM Magazine. They discuss research on the ability of 34 turfgrass cultivars and accessions to withstand extended periods of heat.

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 09:47


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


Now is the time to apply crabgrass preventer in the Twin Cities metro area

Spring is ahead of schedule this year so now is the time to put down crabgrass preventer in most parts of the state. Read more on the topic in the Extension article, Tips for controlling crabgrass in your lawn, by Shane Evans and Maggie Reiter in Yard and Garden News.

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:21


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 3/28/21

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 Kristine Moncada wrote an article for the Low Input Turf blog!

Sun, 03/28/2021 - 20:52


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


Turfgrass Science Team at the 2020 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Virtual Annual Meeting

The Turfgrass Science team from the University of Minnesota gave two presentations and presented two posters at this year’s ASA-CSSA-SSSA Virtual Annual Meeting. Below is a listing of the abstracts, along with links to the poster PDF files.

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 11:42