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University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 6/2/2022

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Several articles from the UMN Turfgrass Science team was featured in the latest edition of the MGCSA's Hole Notes publication.

See the May 2022 edition of Hole Notes for:

Thu, 06/02/2022 - 11:12


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 4/18/22

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. An article from the UMN Turfgrass Science team was featured in the latest edition of the MGCSA's Hole Notes publication.

Mon, 04/18/2022 - 12:39


Searching for a stress-less spring

By Gary Deters

Mon, 03/28/2022 - 15:57


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Are you a golf course superintendent or turfgrass manager interested in the latest research on mitigation and recovery from winter stress damage? As part of our new WinterTurf project, we have created a newsletter about the work we are doing on this project, along with other articles on the topic from other sources.

Tue, 03/01/2022 - 11:36


Working toward a greener spring: Finding solutions to winter turfgrass damage

Winter can lead to turfgrass damage and death, causing challenges for turfgrass managers. And with a changing climate, new challenges are cropping up every year.

Eric Watkins, a professor in the Department of Horticultural Science, is seeking out answers to those challenges, most recently through an $8 million USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative grant. His goal? To better understand the winter stresses that are placed on turfgrass and to identify solutions through plant breeding and best management practices.

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:59


New research publications from our team - 11/08/21

Learn more about our research! Three research articles from our group have been published in the September/October 2021 issue of Crop Science.

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 11:43


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


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


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