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TAG: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Research looks for cost-effective methods to manage nematodes, fungal diseases

December 7, 2022By
Scientists from the University of Florida research cost-effective control techniques for nematodes and fungal diseases. (Photo courtesy Marco Schiavon)

Researchers from the University of Florida look to defeat sting and root-knot nematodes, major pests of turfgrass in South, with economical measures. read more

Texas Tech University associate professor receives USDA grant to increase awareness for turfgrass science

May 16, 2022By
(Photo: Joey Young)

An associate professor at Texas Tech University received a $425,000 grant from the USDA for professional development in turfgrass science for educators. read more

SynLawn product earns USDA certified biobased label

March 17, 2021By

Synthetic grass manufacturer SynLawn has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label. The SynAugustine 347 organic infill system is now able to display a USDA label that highlights its percentage of biobased content. “We are thankful for our continued partnership with the USDA, and appreciate their efforts to help support biobased products,” said George Neagle, executive... read more

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[Infographic] How to save water and have a healthy lawn, too

October 16, 2015By

The USDA’s recent drought monitor suggests that recent wet weather in southern and eastern California and western and northern Nevada did little if anything to offset the long-term drought people have endured. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor provided by the USDA’s National Drought Mitigation Center suggests that the rain may have helped suppress the number of wildfires that usually impact... read more

How to manage turfgrass during a drought

November 21, 2014By

It’s no news that Californians are challenged by what the USDA categorizes as a severe drought. In fact, the United States Drought Monitor classifies the current drought in California as exceptional and extreme with the severity of the problem extending well into the state of Nevada and southeast Oregon. And it’s not just the West Coast that’s feeling the lack... read more