Managing Bentgrass under Summer Stress Conditions

March 15th, 2018 4:35pm CDT

Education Points: 0.2

John Sorochan, Ph.D., helps you learn how you can better manage your bentgrass under summer stress. This 90-minute webcast starts with a review of the different types of heat stress (indirect and direct heat stress) and how they impact the turf. Basic management practices to lessen the problems caused by heat stress are covered next. This includes mowing heights, mowing frequencies, syringing, light weight rolling, nitrogen fertilizer management, and cultivation practices. The webcast concludes with a discussion of some basic fungicide programs for disease management. If you’ve got creeping bentgrass putting greens, you’ll get some practical ideas you can implement.