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Turfgrass Times, 07.10.2020 stone.91@osu.edu Mon, 07/13/2020 - 16:21
Here is the link to last week's Turfgrass Times: https://youtu.be/i1c_PH1yQ50
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Amy Stone

Late Winter & Spring Turfgrass Diseases

Remember the majority of turfgrass problems are not caused by diseases but are the result of two key factors. #1. Adverse weather conditions that are not conducive for growing cool-season grasses.  #2. Injury or damage to the turfgrass plants from use and ware and/or maintenance procedure that were not properly executed.
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Joseph W. Rimelpsach
Todd E. Hicks
Amy Stone

Turfgrass Times, 06.28.2019

Here is your link to the weekly video update (recorded on 06.28.2019) from the OSU Turfgrass Team. Updates are from Dr. David Shetlar, aka The Bug Doc; Dr. David Gardner; Dr. Ed Nangle; Dr. Pamela Sherratt (virtual); Joe Rimelspach; and Michael O'Keeffe this week.
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Amy Stone
Spring Lawn Seeding stone.91@osu.edu Thu, 04/13/2017 - 15:08

 

This Turf-Tip was provided Joe Rimelspach and Todd Hicks with OSU – Plant Pathology and Turfgrass Program.

 

Of the four seasons, this is the “third best time” to seed a lawn. The best is autumn, then winter, followed by spring and the least desirable time is summer. The main challenge with the spring seeding is the large number of weeds (both grassy weeds and broadleaf weeds) that can come up with the grass seed. Seed as early as possible in the spring so new plant can develop a root system before summer heat and dry conditions...

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Amy Stone

Hot, Dry Conditions Reveal Fairy Rings

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued an Excessive Heat Warning today for Greater Cincinnati. This is the highest alert based on the NWS Heat Index. I believe anything higher would cause spontaneous human combustion. I made a quick BYGL Alert! photo trek and found that fairy rings are now being revealed by the current hot/dry conditions in southwest Ohio.
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Joe Boggs