2020 Turfgrass Pest Control Recommendations for Professionals
Posted on Sep 11, 2020
Preliminary Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Green Industry Sales in the Southeastern U.S.
Ben Campbell, University of Georgia; Alicia Rihn, University of Tennessee; & Julie Campbell, University of Georgia The Green Industry consists of wholesale nursery, greenhouse, turfgrass sod producers, landscape design, construction/maintenance firms and wholesale and retail distribution firms (e.g., garden centers, home stores, mass merchandisers with lawn/garden departments, brokers/rewholesale distribution centers,...GeorgiaTurf
Posted on Jun 20, 2019
Rain, overwatering can cause slippery algae to pop up in turfgrass lawns
Recent dry weather encouraged the use, and possible overuse, of irrigation systems. Followed by tropical conditions characterized by heavy rainfall and humidity, there have been reports of a jelly-like substance growing in turf. The jelly-like matter is Nostoc, a genus of cyanobacterium formerly classified as blue-green algae. The algae —...GeorgiaTurf
Posted on Jun 20, 2019
Wet growing season and popularity have Georgia’s zoysiagrass inventory running low
About a week ago, I heard from a couple of sod producers that spring sales of turfgrass sod were strong and they were worried about potential shortages of popular species like Bermudagrass and zoysiagrass. I wondered if these were isolated incidences or an industry-wide issue. As the University of Georgia...
Turf and Ornamental Pest Management
Posted by Bodie Pennisi, Dan Suiter, Shimat Joseph on Feb 11, 2020
It’s Finally Here! CEU-Granting Distance Education for Green Industry Professionals
University of Georgia is offering online, live program that will allow green industry professionals to receive world-class training while at their home or office. Logging on, watching a live presentation, and then going back to work (all while receiving CEUs) is just a few mouse clicks away. Watch as a...Turf and Ornamental Pest Management
Posted by Shimat V. Joseph on Aug 2, 2019
Green industry webinar series
Green industry webinars are targeted to turfgrass and ornamental industry. These webinars update the industry with current information in pest (insect, pathogen and weeds) management, cultural practices, etc., as well as offers CEUs in GA, SC and TN . The upcoming webinars are below: September 18, 2019, Wednesday Multi-spectral...