Jon Trappe

WCCO Smart Gardens Podcast - 11/5/22

WCCO’s Smart Gardens November 5, 2022 podcast features Jon Trappe and Julie Weisenhorn answering listeners' questions on gardening and lawns. Listen to the podcast to learn more about dormant seeding, treating grubs, height to mow going into winter, and lawn recovery from drought.

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 13:27


Late fall lawn care

a lawn covered with fallen leaves

Make sure to read the latest blog post on late fall lawn care in UMN Yard and Garden News! Extension turfgrass educator Jon Trappe gives advice on mowing height, leaf litter, dormant seeding and more.

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 10:05


New Extension Educator!

By Eric Watkins

Mon, 10/17/2022 - 11:17


New research publications from our team - 10/21/21

Learn more about our research! Two research articles from our group have been published in the July/August 2021 issue of Crop Science.

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 12:55


Catching up on saying goodbye

By Kristine Moncada

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 16:28


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media - 5/4/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have an article and a final project report to share.

Eric Watkins wrote an article, How much does turfgrass research cost?, for the March issue of Golf Course Management, a publication of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 16:56


Turfgrass Science Team at the 2019 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting

The Turfgrass Science team from the University of Minnesota was well-represented at this year’s ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting held on November 10-13, 2019 in San Antonio, TX.  Seven people gave oral presentations and five people presented posters. Additionally, congratulations go to two members of our group who placed in the graduate student oral presentation contests:

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:11