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Whats A Good Turf Program?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by New Image Lawn and Scapes, Mar 10, 2006.

  1. New Image Lawn and Scapes

    New Image Lawn and Scapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    Does Anyone Have A Good Turf Program They Could Tell Me About? Thanks.
  2. quiet

    quiet LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 720

    Your county extension should have a good program for YOUR area. My program is a good program for MY area. But I have different grasses, different soils, different climate.

    Do a search here, also. I'll just bet there is someone in your area that has already shared his expertise!
  3. kyles974

    kyles974 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

    Great point! Could not of said better!:clapping:
  4. palawnman

    palawnman LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 159

    If you call your county extension, they have programs for you specific areas? I was never aware of that, I am just getting into this, thanks for the info.

  5. lilmarvin4064

    lilmarvin4064 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 757

    They can give a good start but your counties recommendations might not be exactly ideal. I'll bet they tell you to apply 1/2 # of N in May and 1 # of N in each (sept, oct, nov) for fescue. Then recomend you use something like 10-10-10 or 46-0-0, all ag ferts. I doubt they even mention anything about pre-emergents or any control products.

    SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 763

    After Getting My Soil Sample Back From My Extention Office I Found What Lilmarvin Did. That They Can Tell Me What Is Lacking And What My Ph Is, But All The Fertilizers They Recomended Were Ag Related. My Agent Told Me That Even Though I Am Working On A Lawn, The Whole Process Is Still Centered Around The Agriculture Arena. Hey, Everyone Raise A Few Flags With Your Extention Office And See If We Can Get Some Representation Of Our Own.

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