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 Fertilizing, Weed Management, Greens Management, Turf Performance,
 Chemical Application, Water & Irrigation, Transition,
 Pest & Disease Management, Seasonal/Climate, Miscellaneous

Weed Management

Liquid Lawn Fertilizers - What You Need to Know (November 2000)
Humorous Humics - Soil Amendments Worth Applying (October 2000)
Fertilizer Series No. 1 (January 1999)
Fertilizer Series No. 2 (February 1999)
Fertilizer Series No. 3 (March 1999)
Gypsum Facts and Fiction
(November 1999)

Iron - Some Rusty Facts
(February 1998)

Iron Applications for Turf
(March 1998)

Liquid Patchwork - A Quick Fertilizer Solution (February 1996)
How Slow is Slow For Turf Fertilizers?
(May 1995)

Fall Turf Fertilization for Cool Season Grasses (August 1995)
Easing the Roller Coaster Ride With Slow Release Fertilizer (October 1994)

Poa Annua Control in Home Lawns
(February 2000)

Granular Weed Control Products in Lawns (May 2000)
Late Season Weed Control for Lawns
(July 1998)

Spring Weed Control for Turf
(February 1997)

Herbicide Research - 1996
(December 1996)

Late Season Weed Control in Home Lawns (August 1996)
BUCTRIL - A Broadleaf Post Emergence Herbicide Back Again! (January 1995)
Winter Weeds - A Different Kind of Plant (December 1995)
Summer is 'FINALE' Here! (July 1995)
Spring Time Turf Care - Herbicides for Turfgrass at High Elevations
(February 1994)

Purple Nutsedge Control in Turf
(July 1994)

Spring Time Turf Care - Herbicides for High Utility Turfs (January 1994)

Greens Management
Turf Performance

History of Bermudagrass (January 2003)
Vegetative Bermudagrass for AZ Lawns
(Feb. 2003)

Revised Specifications for United States Golf Association Greens Construction (April 1994)
Root Zone Mixtures:
USGA Guidelines for Greens (June 1994)

Bermudagrass Control, Suppression, or Eradication (June 2000)
Sod Selection for Arizona Lawns
(May 1999)

Sod Establishment for Arizona Lawns
(June 1999)

Converting From Ryegrass to Bermudagrass for Home Lawns (June 1998)
Ryegrass for Turf - More to Choose From (August 1998)
High Elevation Blends and Mixes for Arizona Turf (September 1998)
The Fine Leaf Fescues (October 1998)
Bermudagrass Varieties:
Seed, Sod, or Otherwise (June 1997)

Seed Rates - Seed Dates (October 1996)
Kentucky Bluegrass Varieties (Jan. 1996)
Information About "Canada Green"
Turfgrass Seed (May 1996)

It's In The Bag:
(Understanding Turfgrass Seed)
(March 1996)

Zoysiagrass for Arizona (March 1995)
Fun Facts About Tall Fescue
(April 1995)

Kentucky Bluegrass Varieties (Dec.1994)

Chemical Application
Water & Irrigation

Calibrating a Drop Spreader for Home Lawns (April 1999)
Fertilizer Product Amounts and Drop Spreader Calibration (January 1997)
Calibrating a Rotary Spreader for Lawn Product Application (March 1997)
Back Pack Sprayer Calibrations (April 97)
Spreader & Stickers for Lawn Applications
- When and Why - (July 1996)

Pesticide Issues and Public Safety-Risk Assessment (November 1994)

Pest & Disease Management

Converting From Ryegrass to Bermudagrass for Home Lawns (June 1998)
Overseeding Bermudagrass Turf for Home Lawns (August 1994)

Rate Your Grass! E+ for your lawn
E- for your pasture
(November 1998)

Rings Aroung the Collar:
Fairy Rings and Their Control (May 1998)

Necrotic Ring Spot (NRS) and Summer Patch (SP) of Kentucky Bluegrass Turf (April 1996)
Endophyte Enhanced Turfgrasses:
It's Whats Inside That Counts (May 1994)

Grub Control Update (June 1996)
The Ryegrass Seed Game:
9th Inning - Karnal Bunt (August 1997)


Spring Overseeding for High Elevation
Cool Season Lawns (March 2001)

Cold Weather Lawn Tips (January 2000)
Holiday Lawn Wishes (December 2000)
Grass Establishment Calendar for Warm Season Grasses (September 1999)
Grass Establishment Calendar for Cool Season Grasses (October 1999)
Spring Lawn Care (April 1998)
Cold Winter Lawn Tips (December 1998)
Spring Lawn Care (May 1997)
Clean Air from Lawns (September 1997)
November Lawn Care (November 1997)
Winter Sod - What, When, Why and How
(December 1997)

Chomping at the Bit!
(Too) Early Spring Lawn Care (February 1995)

Winter Lawn Color (November 1995)
Early Fall Turf Maintenance (September 1994)
Clean Air from Lawns (September 1997)

Being a Minimalist
for the Small Lawn Homeowner (April 2000)

Correcting a Runaway Lawn Or -
How to Avoid Scalping (August 2000)

Surviving Close Calls - Post Scalping Lawn Care (July 2000)
Mowing Operations Safety Check List
(December 1999)

Lawns Grass Selection for Shade (July 1999)
Lawn Maintenance Practices for Shade
(August 1999)

Home Lawn Care (January 1998)
Renovation from Bermuda to Tall Fescue for Highly Shaded Turf Areas (July 1997)
Emission Restrictions on Landscape Equipment (October 1997)
The Seed Tag and The Seed Bag
(September 1996)

The Mystery of the Mulching Mower
(November 1996)

Important Considerations for Turfgrass Soil Fertility (September 1995)
Soil Characteristics and How They Affect Soil Moisture (October 1995)

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