First noticed in Michigan in 2007 and blamed for damage caused to winter wheat in Idaho in 2009, large numbers of the “gregarious” species were seen in the fall, an entomologist at Oregon State University reported. She urged golf course superintendents to scout for the worms in the spring, which “could be a big feeding time” for them.
The Montgomery, Texas project, which will feature the first Tiger Woods-designed golf course in the U.S., is the first property in Texas to register for the environmental group’s program, which is designed to help developers focus on natural resource management.
The Environmental Institute for Golf (EIFG) has introduced a planning guide for golf facilities to implement and document integrated pest management (IPM) plans to enhance the playability and sustainability of the golf course. The EIFG, which is the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), is providing the IPM Planning…
Q&A with Jacob Falke, Superintendent at Aspen Glen Club, Carbondale, Colo.
New formulas for chemical and fertilizer products, along with updated strategies, are helping superintendents grow healthy turf grass in more environmentally friendly and cost-effective ways.