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Limited Inventory 2019 Widely Available Spring 2020   The University of Florida has approved the first new St. Augustine release from a four-year long collaborative research project between UF and members of Turfgrass Producers of Florida:  CitraBlue™ St. Augustine. CitraBlue™  was developed by the University of Florida’s turfgrass breeding program under the direction of Dr....
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The 2018 Fall Clippings newsletter is now online! Read the full issue, including these stories, here: Fall Newsletter 2018 for web   Introducing CitraBlue St. Augustine Panhandle Sod Farms Take Big Hit from Hurricane Michael Mobile Web App Helps Understand Local Fertilizer Ordinances Dr. Phil Busey Receives FTGA Wreath of Grass Be Wary of Phishing...
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Identification and History of Bitterblue St. Augustine by Phil Busey, PhD, CCA, CPAg – Phil Busey Agronomy Consulting After discovery of damage to Floratam St. Augustinegrass by SCMV (Sugarcane Mosaic Virus) there is renewed interest in the older cultivar Bitterblue St. Augustinegrass. Both cultivars have long been used in Florida lawns. Plant pathologists believe that...
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The 2018 Summer Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here: 2018 Summer Clippings Newsletter Growing Better 2018 – the Biggest Yet, Thanks to You! Identification and History of Bitter Blue St. Augustine Dr. Kevin Kenworthy Receives TPF Award of Merit Fall Turf Event Calendar Creating a Workplace Culture of...
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The 2018 Spring Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here:  Spring Clippings Newsletter Understanding the “New” SCMV Threat 2018 Growing Better Annual Meeting & Field Day News Rich Budell discusses water supply planning and permitting impacts NEW Pop-Up Seminar:  How Tier 4 and Technology are impacting your equipment management...
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Nematodes, Turfgrass, and Organic Amendments By Brandon Jones, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Florida and W. T. Crow, PhD, Professor of Nematology, University of Florida With the exception of a few locations throughout the state, the soils throughout Florida are dominated by high sand content, remnants of a time period when the state was completely...
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MORE GREEN IN YOUR POCKET: New irrigation technology can help you keep your lawn looking good and keep more “green” in your pocket. University of Florida scientists recently conducted a study to see what would happen if automated irrigation systems were monitored to work more in sync with nature. HERE’S WHAT THEY DISCOVERED: Homeowners whose...
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Your Florida lawn offers unique benefits that play a role in ensuring a healthy planet for generations to come. Download the “Lawns Make Our World Greener” Guide to Conservation and Sustainability.
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If you’ve played golf, cheered on your favorite soccer team, picnicked in the park or barbequed with friend in your backyard, chances are the turfgrass you enjoyed was grown locally by one of our member farms.
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