Eric Watkins

Long-Term Ecological Research Funding

By Eric Watkins

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 10:38


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 2/25/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Some of our team are featured in an article in CFANS News!

Eric Watkins and Nancy Jo Ehlke were interviewed in an article, Seed money, on grass seed production in northern Minnesota.

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:22


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


Join the Turfgrass Science Team at Northern Green 2021

Northern Green, a trade show and conference for green industry professionals held every January, is virtual this year!  Several members of our team will be presenting at this year's conference. 

Tue, 12/08/2020 - 11:48


New research publications from our team - 11/12/20

Learn more about our research! Two new research articles from our group have been published in Crop Science. Florence Sessoms and Eric Watkins have published an article on heat stress in cool season turfgrasses, and Dominic Petrella and Eric Watkins have published an article on the differences in shade responses in the fine fescues.

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 11:28


Video: Winterizing Your Lawn

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on September 29, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Thu, 10/01/2020 - 14:07


New research publications from our team - 9/29/20

Learn more about our research! Two new research articles from our group have been published in Crop Science.

Tue, 09/29/2020 - 10:25


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 9/15/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have a webinar video and two articles to share.

A video recording, Lawn Care Best Management Practices featuring Shane Evans, from our Watering Wisdom webinar series has been posted.  If you are interested in growing a healthy lawn with less water, please consider watching the other webinar recordings in our series!

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:26


Video: Lawn Care Best Management Practices

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on September 8, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:16


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 8/24/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have an article and two webinar videos to share.

Mon, 08/24/2020 - 09:50