‘ShortCUTT Early Bird’ podcast
New for 2017! Brought to you in partnership with the New York State Turfgrass Association (NYSTA). Weekly summary of timely growing topics for the Northeast from experts around the region. The latest weather and how it affects your management of diseases, insects and fertility, timely tips and more.
- April 20, 2017 – Return to normal temps stalling growth.
- April 13, 2017 – Spring coming on fast. And so are the weeds.
- April 6, 2017 – Warm-up, dry-up coming? Meantime, watch traffic on wet soil.
- March 30, 2017 – How winter weather has set the tone for the growing season.
Cornell Turfgrass Clippings Podcast offers practical suggestions and cutting-edge tips from Cornell University Turf Guy Dr. Frank Rossi for professionals in the lawn, golf and sports turf industry in New York State and surrounding areas.
- Urban landscape leaf clean-up [2017-03-06] – Dynamics to consider when choosing how to handle leaf drop on urban landscapes.
- Spring green-up [2017-03-06] – Reviewing differences in spring green-up by turfgrass varieties. More information: Turfgrass Species and Variety Guidelines for NYS.
- Late-season nitrogen fertilization [2017-02-28] – The latest science-based recommendations for late-season nitrogen fertilization. More information: Rethinking fall fertilization (University of Nebraska)
- Using predictive models for IPM [2017-02-28] – How to successfully incorporate predictive models into your program. More information: Forecast: Weather for the Turf Industry (Northeast Regional Climate Center).
- Sports turf irrigation and soils [2017-02-28] – Dr. Rossi answers some questions regarding sports turf irrigation and soil conditions. More information: Cornell Sports Turf Management website.
- Spring putting green care [2017-02-24] – Dr. Rossi discusses spring management of moist putting green surfaces. More information: Managing Mower Setup to Achieve Quality Putting Surfaces [.pdf].
- Ice damage [2017-02-24] – What you need to know about when damage occurs from ice on putting greens, and how to prevent it.