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University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 5/16/24

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. An article on "Slow Mow Summer" in Sierra, the magazine for the Sierra Club, features comments from Turfgrass Extension Educator Jon Trappe.

See Blossoms Over Blades: Embrace "Slow Mow Summer" for a Buzz-Worthy Lawn by Anne Readel on the Sierra Club website for the full article!


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 5/1/23

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Turfgrass Extension Educator Jon Trappe was featured in a local news segment.

Watch New research has scientists rethinking the popular No Mow May idea from a Kare 11 broadcast on April 27, 2023!


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 5/4/22

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work.


May I Not Mow in May?

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Can golf courses "bee" friendly?

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Image: Dave Brenner

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Pace of play research creates opportunities in environmental stewardship and sustainability

By Parker Anderson

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Recently, the Science of the Green Initiative at the University of Minnesota, in partnership with the United States Golf Association (USGA), collected data on golf pace of play to examine the impacts of green speed on pace of play at seven golf courses of differing characteristics around the United States. The implications of the data collected, however, are far greater than just measuring the time each player spent on the putting greens; the results have additional value regarding golf facility sustainability and productivity.


Creeping Charlie: Management and Value to Pollinators

By James Wolfin and Phoebe Koenig - UMN Bee Lab