Turf Diseases of the Great Lakes Region

This 32-page publication is packed with crisp pictures and detailed descriptions of turf diseases. Includes options for curing the problems along with turf care and maintenance tips.

Managing Turfgrass Pests in Wisconsin

This publication describes pest management options available to professional turfgrass managers to keep turf in top condition while limiting potential harm to the environment.

Typhula Blight

Typhula blight, also known as gray or speckled snow mold, is a fungal disease affecting all cool season turf grasses grown in areas with prolonged snow cover. This factsheet describes how to manage this common fungus.

Fairy Rings

Fairy rings are circular areas of abnormal turf growth most commonly found on lawns and golf courses where soils have high levels of organic matter. Learn what to do if fairy rings appear in your lawn in this concise factsheet.

Microdochium Patch

This factsheet covers microdochium patch, aka pink snow mold, which is a fungal disease affecting cool season grasses, including bluegrass, bentgrass, perennial ryegrass and fine and tall fescues.

Helminthosporium Turf Diseases

Helminthosporium disease affects cool season turfgrasses and can severely reduce the appearance of a lawn and lead to expensive lawn renovations. Learn more in this factsheet.

Moss in Lawn

Mosses prefer damp, shaded areas, but can also grow in dry, sunny locations. When lawns are not healthy, often due to poor drainage or shade, moss can move in. Learn about moss in lawns in this factsheet.

Red Thread

Red thread is a foliar disease of cool-season turfgrasses such as fescue, perennial ryegrass and Kentucky bluegrass. Learn to identify and manage red thread here.

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