Dr. Eric Watkins

January 8, 2016

The 2015 Cultivar Evaluation Results are now available and published online.  To view these results, click the “Cultivar Evaluation Results” tab under the Research section on the left of this webpage.  Clicking this link will initially bring you to the 2015 data page, but you can view archived data from 2007-2013 as well.

January 26, 2015

The 2014 Cultivar Evaluation Results are now available and published online.  To view these results, click the “Cultivar Evaluation Results” tab under the Research section on the left of this webpage.

October 10, 2013

Eric WatkinsDr. Eric Watkins

Associate Professor

Turfgrass Breeding

July 24, 2013

By Dr. Eric Watkins, Associate Professor, Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics

January 12, 2013

The 2012 cultivar data is now posted on the cultivar evaluation page.  The cultivar evaluation data page also includes archived data back to 2007.

November 13, 2012

There’s no question that the fall drought has taken a major toll on many of the turfed landscapes in Minnesota.  If you failed to maintain turf health through supplemental watering from August to October, you most likely have yet to make a damage assessment of your lawn.  During the summer months we talk a lot about letting our lawns go dormant during a drought and waiting for rain to replenish

October 2, 2012

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