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TurfNet personalities Frank Rossi, Dave Wilber, Randy Wilson, John Reitman, Jon Kiger and Peter McCormick interview a variety of turfies on a multitude of subjects... or just pontificate upon occasion.

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Frank catches up with Ken Benoit twice in this extended episode of the Turfgrass Hotline highlighting the Connect to Protect tour. Ken's logged over 1800 miles and another 6 miles straight up and he is still in the great plains! Before he heads... more

In this edition of TurfNet University, sponsored by Brandt, Todd Hicks of the turfgrass pathology department at Ohio State University discusses some of the issues that he and colleague Joe Rimelspach are hearing from golf course... more

The Connect to Protect Tour pedals on with Ken Benoit on ride day 13 (total day 15) and closing in on 1300 miles as he puts his leg up for a few days in IA with Tim Gravert. BMPs of water use reduction and pollinators are highlighted... more

This week the Hotline is in heart of the transition zone with Professor Lee Miller at the University of Missouri. Root diseases are dominating the pest scene and extremes of moisture (wet and dry) that expose weaknesses in rootzones as... more

We are on the road again this week with Ken Benoit and the Connect to Protect Tour. We caught up with Ken In OH with some aches and pains, some bumps in the road, and more Best Golf Course Management Practices focused on... more

This week the Turfgrass Hotline. is tracking the Connect to Protect Tour, a 3000 mile bike journey by my friend, Ken Benoit, CGCS. Ken is the President and Founder of EcoTurf Consulting and a long time golf course superintendent... more

In this episode, RW and gang deal with "News Depression" and how to fix it, as well as "Skin Cancer and The GCS"... and our solution. Rockbottum tackles questionable turf lab results and the best way to cure them, and studies an... more

The August Editions of the Turfgrass Hotline starts with Rich Buckley of Rutgers Plant Diagnostic Lab, and the ?Ugly? situation many in the northeast are facing with the ?cumulative effects? of summer stress, ideal fungal conditions and... more

Frank Rossi takes the hotline on the road to Nebraska to chat with Professor Bill Kreuser about his growth management work with mowing heights, nitrogen rate and PGR program impacts on performance. Just in time for the virtual field day... more

Frank Hale, Ph.D., entomologist at the University of Tennessee, talks about turfgrass insect pests that are common and native to warm- and cool-season turf in Tennessee, and also shares management tips. Hale, who is based at the... more