Sam Bauer

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


Turfgrass Science Team posters from the 2018 ASA & CSSA Annual Meeting

The Turfgrass Science team at the University of Minnesota was well-represented at this year’s ASA and CSSA Annual Meeting held on November 4-7, 2018 in Baltimore, MD. Read on for a summary of the wide variety of topics covered by our researchers and be sure to check out the links with the full poster content.

A novel inoculation technique for integrating the endophyte Epichloe festucae into perennial ryegrass

By Garett Heineck, Brooke Ashbrenner, Michael Miller and Eric Watkins

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:13


Video: Too Much of a Good Thing

Extension educator Sam Bauer was recently featured in a video - Too Much of a Good Thing: Watering Your Lawn and the Water Supply in the Twin Cities - from the Metropolitan Council.  Watch to learn more about our partnership with the Metropolitan Council on a two-year water efficiency project.

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 13:47


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media 5/31/18

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work.  We have a newspaper article, a newscast segment and a newsletter article!

The Star Tribune – His grass is greener: Minneapolis homeowner rips out lawn, puts in artificial turf with comments from Sam Bauer

WCCO’s newscast – U of M Study: 75 Percent of Homes Have 1 Broken Sprinkler featuring Sam Bauer

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:00


Lawn care podcast with Sam Bauer and Jon Trappe

Extension educator Sam Bauer and Dr. Jon Trappe recently were guests on WCCO's Ask the Expert with Eric Nelson.  They discussed all kinds of topics relating to spring lawn care.  Their show aired Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2PM if you would like to listen to the podcast.

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:52


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media 4/24/18

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work.  We have a newscast segment, a video, several podcasts and an article!

WCCO’s Good Question: What Does This Extended Winter Mean for Our Lawns? featuring Sam Bauer

Beyond Beekeeping podcast interview by Mindy Holahan Peters featuring James Wolfin

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:49