Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D., Oregon State University: Managing Microdochium Patch Using Non-Traditional Fungicides
Sep 29 2016In this TurfNet University Webinar, Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D., of Oregon State University will discuss new control methods for Microdochium Patch. In an effort to improve the environmental and economic sustainability of annual bluegrass putting green...
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posted Today, 06:51 AM by Fred Gehrisch"I am curious if I should add one of these to my inventory. I don't know much about either other than they clean up plugs after aerification. Are they useful for anything else, can they..."
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posted Sep 25 2016 by Chris Flynn"Was just wondering if anyone has any experience with using the Hahn Spray Bug and cost? Looking to make the switch from using a traditional sprayer to Hand Spraying due to the tight bunkering surro..."
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posted Sep 25 2016 by Scott Fortier"Does anyone use a specific push spreader for doing spot treatments of top dressing? I'll occasionally get a thin spots on the greens in areas where I don't won't algae to form this time of year. If..."
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