Omafra Turf Report
May 15, 2011
Study evaluates solarization for weed control
This experiment on solarization was dreamed up at the lunch table at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute.
Jul 15, 2010
Fiesta research update
The broadleaf herbicide Fiesta (active ingredient iron in the form of FeHEDTA, 4.43 per cent) is very new to the marketplace.
May 15, 2010
Tests on effectiveness of Fiesta’s weed control
Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of iron chelate for control of broadleaf weeds in turf.
Jan 15, 2010
Weather provided great conditions for turf in 2009
The weather was a blessing this season.
Jun 15, 2009
Sugar beet juice extract tested as a herbicide for weeds
An evaluation took place on the efficacy of Juicy Lawn, Nature’s Weed and Feed, Par III and a turf fertilizer (25-3-20) to control broadleaf weeds in turf.
Apr 15, 2009
A watershed moment in turf industry
It is a watershed moment in Ontario’s turf industry with the Cosmetic Pesticides Ban Act taking effect on April 22, 2009.
Mar 15, 2009
The good and the bad of winter 2009
Let’s try to move our attention away from the Cosmetic Pesticide Ban Act for a few moments and talk about what has been good and bad about the winter of 2009.
Aug 15, 2008
August: A busy month for insects
In August you should still see some adult Japanese beetles feeding on ornamentals in and around turf.