Maggie Reiter

University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 10/22/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Articles about the UMN Turfgrass Science team were featured in the October 2021 edition of the MGCSA's Hole Notes publication and Eric Watkins was featured in an article and podcast about bee-friendly lawns!

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 13:06


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 9/10/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Maggie Reiter and Shane Evans were featured in an article on MPR News and Maggie Reiter and Eric Watkins have been on WCCO's Smart Gardens!

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 13:49


New bee lawn resources from UMN Extension

UMN Extension now has new materials on everything you need to know to grow your own bee lawn! UMN researchers have spent several years studying bee lawns and the pollinators that benefit from them. These resources (written by Turfgrass Scientist Kristine Moncada, Turfgrass Extension Educator Maggie Reiter and James Wolfin of Metro Blooms) combine the results of all this work so everyone can learn the steps in establishing and maintaining a bee lawn. Don’t forget to consult the new page, Planting and maintaining a bee lawn, for all your bee lawn questions.

Tue, 08/24/2021 - 13:42


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 8/12/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Dominic Petrella and Eric Watkins wrote an article for Golf Course Management magazine and Maggie Reiter wrote an article for Hole Notes magazine!

Thu, 08/12/2021 - 16:06


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