USU Turf IPM Advisories will provide periodic updates on current insect and disease sightings and treatment recommendations.
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Spring 2013: monitoring for insect turfgrass pests, voles, spring management practices
Winter 2013: buffalograss, new USU Extension Fact Sheets, spring management practices
Fall 2012: chinch bugs, sod webworm, banks grass mite, summer patch, necrotic ring spot, turfgrass fertilization
Summer 2012: "Turfgrass and Tree Competition", rust, necrotic ring spot, sod webworm, white grubs, billbug update (detection and curative control), relevant fact sheets
Spring 2012: "Preventive Treatment for Damaging Turf Insects," endophyte enhanced turfgrasses, necrotic ring spot, sod webworm, white grubs, and billbug, cultural practices
Spring 2011: snow mold, billbugs, recommended spring cultural practices
Winter 2011: detailed article on grubs
Fall 2010: necrotic ring spot, anthracnose, white grubs, fertilizers, overseeding, nematodes for pest control
Spring 2010: necrotic ring spot, pink and gray snow mold, billbug, sod webworm, recommended cultural practices for spring, focus on earthworms, relevant fact sheets
Fall 2009: take-all patch, pink and gray snow mold, fading out, billbugs, white grubs, seasonal recommended cultural practices
Fall 2008: necrotic ring spot, pink snow mold, fading out, sod webworm, white grubs, recommended cultural practices for fall
The Turf IPM Advisory is coordinated by: