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Fall Renovation: Agronomics (Part 2)

With seed costs being significantly greater this fall, perhaps you are considering your renovation options. The first option you …

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Fall Renovation: Seed (Part 1)

In case you have not yet purchased your seed (tall fescue, fine fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass) for fall …

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Yelverton Named 2021 Crop Science Fellow

July 27, 2021 | Jennifer Howard NC State Extension Crop and Soil Sciences Specialist and professor of turfgrass weed science Fred Yelverton …

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Dogs and Turfgrass

There is a new publication discussing the interaction between dogs and turfgrass. To read or download, go to: Dogs and …

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Turfgrass Field Day - Live

2021 Turfgrass Field Day at NC State University Turfgrass Field Lab will be Wednesday, August 11. Come join the …

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Stressful Conditions to Start 2021

We often talk about the challenges to growing warm-season and cool-season grasses in the transition zone. In our landscapes, …

2021 Sod Producers' Report Available

North Carolina State University conducted the seventh annual survey to examine inventory and pricing of North Carolina sod: Read more: Sod …

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Yuck! TARR on Your Heels?

Last fall was conducive for take-all root rot (TARR) in ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens. There were substantial rain events …

Center Update: Ground Pearl Control

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