August 19, 2014
Highlights for week of August 18 include:
- ForeCast: Another cooler week with temps 2 to 4 degrees F below normal. Very minor heat stress along I-95 corridor. Islip, N.Y. received a record 13 inches of rain in two hours, but the rest of the state is on the dry side. Visit the ForeCast website for the latest turf-related weather.
- It’s time to seed!
- Golf courses can help retain and filter water from extreme rain events.
- Release of nitrous oxide — a potent greenhouse gas — from turf.
- Dealing with Japanese stiltgrass.