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What the Patch Is That!

The unusual weather in the Carolinas this fall and winter have led to substantial patch development on ultradwarf bermudagrass …

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What Happened in 2016?

Overall, turfgrass samples submitted to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were down by 6% when compared to 2015. …

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Anthracnose Alert!

The NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab has diagnosed several cases of anthracnose on creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass putting …

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2016 Fall Armyworm Alert

2016 Fall Armyworm Alert by Terri Billeisen Fall armyworms have hit North Carolina! Reports of damage have been mostly concentrated in the …

Pythium-Palooza!

As mentioned in a tweet Dr. Kerns sent out a couple a weeks ago, the current weather conditions are …

Warm Weather Follow-Up

As a follow up to previous posts about the warm December and warm March, I wanted to provide an …

The Heat Is On!

There has been a lot of discussion about the winter weather of 2015-2016 and not just in North Carolina. …

Be Prepared in 2016

There has been a lot of discussion this winter and spring regarding the extremely warm temperatures of December and …