Phil Owen, CGCS to Receive 2018 GAM Superintendent Award of Merit

Posted on April 13th, 2018
Phil Owen, CGCS
The 2018 Golf Association of Michigan Superintendent Award of Merit will be presented to MiGCSA Class AA Member formerly of Warwick Hills Country Club Phil Owen, CGCS, at the GAM Annual Meeting on May 8th at the University of Michigan Golf Course. Phil will be pre

Timing Crabgrass Preemergence Applications

Posted on April 13th, 2018
Forsythia bush on MSU’s campus in early stages of bloom. Blooming forsythia bushes are a good environmental indicator for pre-emergence timing. Photo by Kevin Frank, MSU
Spring has been very slow to arrive this year and turf managers from professionals to do it yourself homeowners are eager to g

Winter’s Last Gasp, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on April 9th, 2018
Poa annua is highly susceptible to injury from cycles of thawing and freezing. Areas where water from melting snow collects and refreezes need to be closely monitored.
A freight train of storms have been racing from the Pacific Northwest to the Eastern Seaboard throughout the past few weeks. As the

Don’t Let Hard Water Make Weeds Hard To Control, USGA Central Region Update

Posted on April 9th, 2018
Adding ammonium sulfate to the spray solution can improve herbicide performance for those dealing with hard water. 
Hard water – caused by the presence of dissolved cations such as calcium, magnesium and iron – affects about 85 percent of the country and has been shown to reduce

GreenJacket becomes TarpDevils’ Master Distributor!

Posted on April 6th, 2018
GreenJacket and TarpDevil have formed an agreement where GreenJacket is the Master Distributor of the TarpDevil throughout the United States as well as Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Russia and Australia within the International market. TarpDevil was introduced to the turfgrass industry
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