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Lawn Pesticides Outlawed! | Garden Rant

Lawn Pesticides Outlawed! | Garden Rant | turfgrass | Scoop.it

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Lawn Turf Selection Tool

Thinking about redoing your lawn this spring? Go to the Purdue Lawn Turf Selection Tool to determine your best grass: http://t.co/I84ZcSeqmq
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Well-kept lawns 'causing climate change' by boosting greenhouse gas emissions

Well-kept lawns 'causing climate change' by boosting greenhouse gas emissions | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Manicured lawns emit more greenhouse gasses than they soak up, study finds.
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southern chinch bug - Blissus insularis Barbar

southern chinch bug - Blissus insularis Barbar | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Chinch Bugs can do alot of damage to a lawn. Here is some information on them.

What other kinds of insects can... http://t.co/ZZroEMIwVk
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Turf choice depends on lifestyle, watering - Daily Commercial

Turf choice depends on lifestyle, watering - Daily Commercial | turfgrass | Scoop.it
People are always asking what type of turf they should plant. Will Zoysia use less water? Will St. Augustine get chinch bugs? Which will grow in shade? The answers are not as easy as everyone would like.
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CO-Horts: Roundup-Resistant Turf: Coming to a Lawn Near You?

CO-Horts: Roundup-Resistant Turf: Coming to a Lawn Near You? | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Roundup-Resistant Turf: Coming to a Lawn Near You? http://t.co/wDnuDOPaBR
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How to Deal with Grass Fungus Diseases in Your Lawn | Today's Homeowner

How to Deal with Grass Fungus Diseases in Your Lawn | Today's Homeowner | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Read this article to find out all about how to identify and treat grass fungus diseases in your lawn including brown spot, fusarium blight, and dollar spot.
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County's proposed pesticide ban draws questions and concerns - Montgomery County Sentinel

County's proposed pesticide ban draws questions and concerns - Montgomery County Sentinel | turfgrass | Scoop.it
While some fear the negative health effects associated with pesticides, others say the science does not back up the claim.
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PLANET promotes National Lawn Care Month - Lawn & Landscape

The association has partnered with Turfgrass Producers International and The Lawn Institute.
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Top 10 reasons you should choose real turf

Top 10 reasons you should choose real turf | turfgrass | Scoop.it
When building, renovating or undertaking a new landscaping project, there is much to consider and price, ongoing maintenance and aesthetics are at the top of most people’s lists. Deciding on whether to pave, lay synthetic lawn or install a b...

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Barenbrug USA sur Twitter

Barenbrug USA sur Twitter | turfgrass | Scoop.it
SOS Turf-Type Annual Ryegrass on a home lawn in Texas #sos #barenbrug #greatingrass pic.twitter.com/c2IxZr2g9C
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Dormant seeding a good option for growing turf - Lebanon Reporter

Dormant seeding a good option for growing turf - Lebanon Reporter | turfgrass | Scoop.it
If you are thinking of planting a turf area from seed in the spring, or you wanted to do some renovation of thin areas in the fall and missed the optimum window for doing this, you may want to consider dormant seeding, sometimes called frost...
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Zico criticises artificial turf at Yuva Bharati in Kolkata - Deccan Chronicle

Zico criticises artificial turf at Yuva Bharati in Kolkata - Deccan Chronicle | turfgrass | Scoop.it
FC Goa coach says he misses natural grass, believes pitch not good to play football
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Toxic turf? What happens when those football and soccer fields deteriorate? - Deseret News

Toxic turf? What happens when those football and soccer fields deteriorate? - Deseret News | turfgrass | Scoop.it
As artificial turf fields get old, can they cause health problems? Health officials now talking about it.
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Trouble in the Turf: Lack of synthetic turf testing & maintenance puts ... - WTHR

Trouble in the Turf: Lack of synthetic turf testing & maintenance puts ... - WTHR | turfgrass | Scoop.it
An Eyewitness News investigation finds some synthetic turf fields put children at an increased risk of skull fracture, infection or other injury due to inadequate maintenance and safety testing.
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BSU football turf wears out before warranty - Muncie Star Press

BSU football turf wears out before warranty - Muncie Star Press | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Ball State explains why it's not alleging breach of warranty
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Alabama grass to provide playing surface for Super Bowl XLIX - AL.com

Alabama grass to provide playing surface for Super Bowl XLIX - AL.com | turfgrass | Scoop.it
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- When 100 million or so people tune in to watch Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1, they'll be looking at green grass that was grown in Alabama. Thirty refrigerated tractor-trailer trucks this week hauled the turf some...
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Turf in much better shape entering this week's FCS title game - INFORUM

Turf in much better shape entering this week's FCS title game - INFORUM | turfgrass | Scoop.it
FRISCO, Texas – The grass field at Toyota Stadium looked like a postcard Wednesday afternoon. In other words, it was almost the direct opposite of the field conditions in last year’s Division I FCS national title game.
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Natural grass vs. artificial turf report available - Sun Sentinel

Natural grass vs. artificial turf report available - Sun Sentinel | turfgrass | Scoop.it
The final report is in, reviewing the benefits and issues of natural grass vs. artificial turf on the sports fields at Patch Reef Park.
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Abby Wambach takes World Cup turf protest to FIFA's Valcke - New York Daily News

Abby Wambach takes World Cup turf protest to FIFA's Valcke - New York Daily News | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Top female players have taken a protest against turf at the World Cup in Canada to FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke.
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Bill looks to ban 'crumb rubber' turf discontinued by LAUSD - LA School Report

Bill looks to ban 'crumb rubber' turf discontinued by LAUSD - LA School Report | turfgrass | Scoop.it
A new bill that would ban the installation of any new athletic fields or playgrounds that contain "crumb rubber" synthetic material.
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Nitrogen in reclaimed water can benefit turfgrass

Nitrogen in reclaimed water can benefit turfgrass | turfgrass | Scoop.it
As competition for fresh water increases and fertilizer prices rise, the horticulture industry is looking to reclaimed wastewater as a valuable resource for supplying irrigation and necessary nutrients for urban landscapes.

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UK research finds pesky lawn weeds good for pollinators - Richmond Register

UK research finds pesky lawn weeds good for pollinators - Richmond Register | turfgrass | Scoop.it
For many homeowners, dandelions and white clover are nothing more than a nuisance, but University of Kentucky entomology researchers have found they are a welcome presence to many pollinator species.
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Inaction and Inequality on Women’s World Cup Turf Issue

Inaction and Inequality on Women’s World Cup Turf Issue | turfgrass | Scoop.it
The Women’s World Cup is six months away, and calls to FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association to change the artificial turf to natural grass are still largely unaddressed.
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Turf issue looms over approaching World Cup draw

Turf issue looms over approaching World Cup draw | turfgrass | Scoop.it
A top official for soccer's international governing body is standing firm on the decision to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf, dismissing claims by a group of players who say that's gender discrimination.…...
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