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New Turfgrass Extension Publications Now Online!!!!

(By Jared Hoyle, KSU Turfgrass Research and Extension)

I have been busy this past year updating the KSU Turfgrass Research Extension Publications.  With the help of everyone at the K-State Research and Extension Bookstore we updated a total of 7.

I wanted to share these with you so you have them to read and to share with your friends and neighbors.

Benefits of a Healthy Lawn – Environmental, economic, health, and safety benefits of turfgrass found in lawns, athletic fields, parks, and roadsides.


Turfgrass Selection – Professional Series – Information to help turfgrass managers select grasses appropriate for a particular environment.


Turfgrass Identification – Professional Series – Information for turfgrass managers to help identify grasses by their vegetative characteristics


Lawn Fertilizing Guide – This guide helps homeowners determine how much fertilizer to apply to keep lawn vigorous and healthy.


Turfgrass Mowing – Professional Series – Mowing basics for professional turfgrass managers. Information on mowing height and frequency, clippings, mowing pattern, mower operation, blade sharpening, mower selection, maintenance, and safety.


Recycling Grass Clippings – Information for homeowners on why and how to recycle grass clippings.


Mowing Your Lawn – Mowing basics for homeowners. Includes information on mowing height and frequency, pattern, mower operation, maintenance, and safety


Always remember to READ THE LABEL for the correct rate, turfgrass tolerance, and specific instructions before application!!!

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