BlogTalkRadio uses cookies. By using our services, you're agreeing to our Cookies Policy. Got it

Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.




Follow This Show

Stay in the know about new episodes and updates.
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.

On-Demand Episodes

Frank Rossi chats again with UW-Madison Badger Turfgrass Pathologist Paul Koch about the onslaught of disease issues facing midwestern superintendents, an alarming outbreak of annual bluegrass weevil, and what lies ahead for... more

Annual bluegrass remains a blessing and curse to the golf turf industry. Professor Shawn Askew, Weed Scientist Extraordinaire from The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, has been studying the impact of annual bluegrass... more

In this July 21, 2020 episode of Turfgrass Hotline, Frank Rossi makes his monthly visit with Lee Butler, Director of Diagnostic Services at NC State as he's driving to the mountains of North Carolina! A lively discussion of Take-All Root Rot, a... more

In this episode of Frankly Speaking, Dr. Frank Rossi speaks with Angelica Carmen, Sustainability Specialist at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont, IL. Angelica works with golf course supt. Chris Flick and directs Fairway Farms, a... more

In this more serious episode from Rockbottum Country Club, Randy and the gang share their experience in golf course renovations and resurrections. In Storytime, they tell about one of their most successful reno projects ever. Cletus solves... more

In this episode of the TurfNet Turfgrass Hotline Northeast, Frank Rossi and Rich Buckley discuss the onset of summer stress, anthracnose, root diseases and how to build resiliency into your playing surfaces. As Frank and Rich ?make do... more

In this episode of Turfgrass Hotline, Frank Rossi and Lee Butler chat about a warm, wet start to the season during the COVID lockdown, and how both warm- and cool-season grasses struggle with rooting issues from nematodes... more

The roller coaster that is the Spring season in the Midwest did not disappoint. In fact, the BEST snow mold year, says Dr. Paul Koch of the University of Wisconsin-Madison... and now summer patch samples, Pythium root issues in... more

Ohio State professor Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., shares his experience with the Covid-19 virus. Karl was diagnosed with virus in March, spent a month in the hospital at OSU. He talks with us about pre-existing conditions that made him... more

In this Turfgrass Hotline Transition Zone Edition, Frank Rossi chats with Dr. Lee Miller of the University of Missouri about cool weather issues on zoysiagrass, Pythium root rot, and dollar spot pressure. Recorded June 16, 2020.