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Stanley J. Zontek Turfgrass Endowment

Pennsylvania Turfgrass Research Inc. and Penn State create Stanley J. Zontek Turfgrass Endowment

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — On Aug. 28, the USGA, the golf turfgrass industry and the Penn State Turfgrass Program lost a dear friend and colleague, Stanley Zontek. To honor his contributions to the golf turf industry and his love for Penn State, […]

By |January 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Turfgrass Deemed Largest ‘Crop’ In Chesapeake Bay Watershed

A recently released report from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network entitled The Clipping Point: Turf Cover Estimates for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Management Implications, indicates that turfgrass may be the largest single ‘crop’ in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, exceeding total individual acreage for row crops, pastures, or forages.

By |May 12th, 2012|0 Comments

Nutrient Restrictions In Turf: What’s Down The Road For Pennsylvania?

Unless you’ve been living in a deep, dark hole, you have probably heard that nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers are on the hot seat in the United States. Several states are either considering or have enacted legislation involving nutrient restrictions in turf. If the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has its way, Pennsylvania and the other […]

By |February 12th, 2012|0 Comments

Some Observations On Imprelis Injury To Trees

Damage to trees due to leaching or drift of herbicides applied to turf is a rare event; but when it does occur, it can create a lot of anxiety and customer dissatisfaction. This year, professional turfgrass managers from Iowa to New Jersey experienced damage to certain tree species (primarily Norway spruce and white pine) […]

By |January 10th, 2012|0 Comments