Turfgrass Science News

Dr. Kevin W. Frank, Michigan State University

Andrew Hollman, Dr. Brian Horgan, & Sam Bauer, University of Minnesota

You asked for it, and here it is: 2014 Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science Online (.pdf)


– Twelve instructors from eight universities. 

– Advanced turfgrass science training for today’s turfgrass manager. 

– Fully online course; participate live on Wednesday nights or view recorded sessions.

– Half the cost of the traditional School of Turfgrass Management

Roger Stewart
Roger Stewart, CGCS

Courtesy of the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America (www.gcsaa.org)

By Maggie Reiter, Graduate Research Assistant

Fine fescue fairway plots in St. Paul before traffic treatments.
Fine fescue fairway plots in St. Paul before traffic treatments. Maggie Reiter


What is Turfgrass Science?

The University of Minnesota's Turfgrass Science Program conducts field-based research and offers education and consultation to both commercial turfgrass managers and homeowners caring for their yards.

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For questions related to turfgrass extension, contact:

Sam Bauer, Extension Educator
sjbauer@umn.edu or 612-626-3085
Sam Bauer

Dr. Brian Horgan, Professor
bphorgan@umn.edu or 612-624-0782
Dr. Brian Horgan

For degree questions, contact:

Dr. Eric Watkins, Professor
ewatkins@umn.edu or 612-624-7496
Dr. Eric Watkins