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Tall fescue research plots on the University of Georgia campus in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
Tall Fescue Lawns
The most popular and most successful grass planted in the north Georgia is tall fescue, and September is the time to act if you want to plant a new fescue lawn.
A butterfly takes a break atop a Miss Huff Lantana bush. CAES News
Lantana lace bugs
The summer heat is making lantana lace bug populations boom and lantana flower blooms decline. If the pests set up residence on the popular landscape plant, they can cause plants to stop producing flowers.
Brown patch disease in fescue. CAES News
Brown patches
If doughnut-shaped rings of dead grass are popping up in your lawn, it may be because the recent onslaught of rain created ideal conditions for brown patch disease.
Southern Mole Cricket CAES News
Mole cricket time
Recent rains and warm weather have mole crickets out in full force, wreaking havoc in lawns. Mole crickets damage turf by feeding on plant roots, stems and leaves. And, they tunnel through the soil. Their feeding is not considered as damaging as their tunneling, however, significant feeding injury does occur in pastures.
David Doguet, owner of Bladerunner Farms in Poteet, TX, poses with Zeon Zoysia Grass on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
Turfgrass in Olympics
The University of Georgia turfgrass program in Tifton is linked to elite athletic programs across the country, but it’s caught the eye of international sporting officials as well.
Plant pathologist Lee Burpee discusses disease control at the 2008 UGA Turfgrass Field Day. CAES News
Summer green update
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension specialists will present the first in a four-part series of green industry updates on June 12 in Cherokee County.
A push mower used to mow turfgrass. CAES News
Summer lawn care
Having a healthy, attractive lawn is an integral part of a beautiful home landscape. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts say following these five steps can help you achieve an awe-inspiring lawn this summer.
A Baldree Traffic Simulator is demonstrated on turfgrass plots on the UGA-Tifton Campus during Wednesday's Southeastern Turfgrass Conference. CAES News
Turfgrass Conference
Turfgrass experts from across the Southeast were in Tifton on Tuesday for the 67th annual Southeastern Turfgrass Conference.
The turf used inside Sanford Stadium in Athens is Tifway 419, a variety developed in Tifton, Georgia. CAES News
UGA turfgrass
Wayne Hanna beams from ear to ear when he talks about Tifton turfgrass. Some might say he’s a proud papa, and rightly so.