Water Woes in the Susquehanna River Basin

On June 12, a public hearing concerning the Susquehanna Basin River Commission (SBRC) was hosted by the House State Government Committee at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove. The hearing was attended by 17 state representatives, several golf course superintendents and industry reps, as well as municipal water suppliers.

SDHI Fungicides for Turfgrass Diseases

As summer approaches, plans are being finalized for disease prevention and control programs. One group of fungicides, the succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors (SDHI), has taken a more prominent role in controlling turfgrass diseases and provides an alternative to fungicides in other mode-of-action groups for resistance management.

2-Year Students now at their 2017 Internships

Current 2-year students are currently completing their internships at the following golf and country clubs:

Congratulations to the Class of 2017

Congratulations to the class of 2017!

Brown Ring Patch Active in Central PA

On May 22nd, I received a call from a golf course superintendent in central PA about a disease that was producing yellow circular patches on his annual bluegrass greens. The symptoms looked like necrotic ring spot; however, when the superintendent and I looked at the crowns and roots, we did not see the dark-brown vascular root and crown discoloration typically associated with this disease.

Send us your dollar spot samples

Dollar spot is probably the most important or chronic disease of turfgrass on golf courses. As a turfgrass manager, you understand how detrimental dollar spot can be both to the turf and to your budget. Dr. Kaminski’s lab at Penn State is currently conducting research experiments focusing on pertinent issues relating to the turfgrass disease dollar spot
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Another Successful Year for the PSU Turf Club

Last week, the Penn State Turf Club hosted their last meeting of the year at the Joseph Valentine Turfgrass Research Center.

Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference and Trade Show 2018

The 2018 Western Pennsylvania Turf Conference and Trade Show will be held on February 27 -28, 2018.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference and Trade Show 2018

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference will be held on Thursday, January 25th at The Woodlands Inn & Resort, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Eastern PA Turfgrass Conference 2018

The 2018 Eastern PA Turfgrass Conference & Trade Show will be held on January 10, 2018 at the Shady Maple Conference Center in East Earl, PA.

 
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