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Yuck! TARR on Your Heels? 🤮

Last fall was conducive for take-all root rot (TARR) in ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens. There were substantial rain events …

Cover photo for 2020 Diagnostics Lab Review

2020 Diagnostics Lab Review

Overall, total turfgrass samples submitted in 2020 to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were lower than samples submitted …

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New Turfgrass Disease Profiles

We have recently added three new turfgrass disease profiles to our website. They are leaf and sheath blight (a.k.a. …

Cover photo for 2019 Diagnostics Lab Review

2019 Diagnostics Lab Review

Overall, total turfgrass samples submitted in 2019 to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were nearly identical to total …

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This factsheet provides instructions on how to properly care for tall fescue grass year round. …

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