Today's Turf is Fescue

Steve McDonald

Steve McDonald provides suggestions for the use of a variety of fine and tall fescues throughout the golf course landscape. In this 90-minute webcast, McDonald discusses pest control, mowing heights, and frequency and establishment suggestions for utilization of fescues.

  • Cultivar and species selection
  • Establishment and fertilization recommendations
  • Managing the most common pest of the various fescue areas

Original presentation date: March 14, 2013

About the instructor

Steve McDonald Steve McDonald is the owner of Turfgrass Disease Solutions, which conducts research trials and serves as an agronomic resource for turf managers in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. He received a bachelor's degree in turfgrass science from Delaware Valley College and a master's degree in turfgrass pathology from the University of Maryland. McDonald’s research efforts focus on the management of problematic diseases, insects and weeds of fine turf. He has been a GCSAA member since 1999, has taught several webcasts and served as a presenter at the 2013 GCSAA Education Conference in San Diego.


Member price: Free
Nonmember price: $60
Chapter price: $100
Education points: 0.2

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