Today's Turf is Kentucky Bluegrass

Zac Reicher, Ph.D.

Zac Reicher, Ph.D., reviews the advantages and disadvantages of this specific grass type, including slow green-up, poor competition with annual bluegrass, and disease tolerance, in this 90-minute webcast. From his firsthand experience and research, he details the practices that can make a difference on your golf course. Topics discussed include:

  • Cultivar selection and establishment
  • Mowing height and overseeding
  • Fertility in areas of high or low precipitation

Original presentation date: March 28, 2013

About the instructor

Zac Reicher PhDZac Reicher, Ph.D., is a professor of turfgrass science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at Iowa State University and his doctorate at Purdue University. Reicher’s research interests include weed biology and management, as well as general turf management, and his university appointment consists of 35% teaching, 25% research and 40% extension. Prior to coming to the University of Nebraska, he was on the faculty at Purdue University and served as the executive director of the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation. Reicher has been a GCSAA faculty member since 1994.


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

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