Naturalized areas bring benefits to your golf course, but they can also bring weeds. In this 60-minute webinar presented by PBI-Gordon, Matt Elmore, Ph.D., reviews the most problematic annual and perennial weeds of golf course fine fescue “naturalized” areas. Identification and life cycles of these weeds are discussed. A general overview of herbicide options and other management strategies for these weeds is provided before moving to specific strategies necessary for problematic weeds. These strategies are summarized to help you develop a weed management program that incorporates chemical, physical, and cultural management strategies.
Original presentation date: Feb. 16, 2021
External education points: 0.10
This webinar was approved by GCSAA for 0.10 external education points. You will use the code announced at the end of the webinar, to submit your points in the external education affidavit on the GCSAA web site.
About the Instructor
Matt Elmore, Ph.D., is an assistant extension specialist in weed science - turfgrass, landscapes, pastures, and forages - at Rutgers University. He earned his bachelors at Penn State, masters and Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee. Elmore’s research focuses on novel strategies to control weeds with fewer pesticide inputs and better understand the influence of management practices on weed competitiveness. He has taught both seminars and webinars for GCSAA.
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