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Planning a Snow Mold Prevention Program

August 30, 2016
Education Points: 0.1

Matt Giese, M.S., Syngenta technical manager, discusses identification of snow mold, as well as management strategies for planning a snow mold prevention program. In this webcast, he focuses on pink and gray snow mold while explaining their disease cycle and how it can be prevented. He also explains the importance of preventive fungicide applications, defines golf course treatments, discusses spring cultural practices to stimulate turf recovery, and offers solutions for repairing damaged turf.

About the instructor
Matt Giese, is a technical manager for Syngenta with responsibilities for turf and landscape in the Midwest. He earned a a bachelor of science degree in agronomy and a master of science degree in turfgrass management from the University of Nebraska. Giese has provided agronomic consulting and support to Syngenta customers for 18 years.