SUPERINTENDENTS FORM RESEARCH GROUP

A group of golf course superintendents in the Northeast, in conjunction with turf specialists from the University of Massachusetts, have begun a multi-year research effort looking at one of the Northeast's most pressing golf management issues: winterkill.

During the study, the group will attempt to identify specific factors leading to winter-related turfgrass injury, determine best autumn management practices for preventing winterkill and evaluate the effectiveness of various types of greens covers.

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