Common Sense Turfgrass Management

Jan 22 2018 - 3:10pm

Successful turfgrass management has often been described as part science and part art. In addition to the science and art, there should be a healthy dose of common sense. The key to making common sense decisions is to understand the science behind the recommendations. This presentation will discuss best application practices for fertilizers, insects, weeds, and diseases and how understanding basic principles can save your operation some cents.

Session Track: 
Turf and Athletic Fields


Michigan State University

Kevin W. Frank, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Extension Turf Specialist at Michigan State University.  He holds degrees from the University of Wyoming and the University of Nebraska.  Frank’s research interests include turfgrass nutrition and fertilizer programming, nitrogen and phosphorus fate, winterkill prevention and irrigation programming.