Hunting billbug adults have been captured in Columbia, MO. Early spring fairy ring on a rainy April day. Winter desiccation may be an issue with young bentgrass plants on high exposed slopes. A frigid winter gives an experimental plot the heave-ho. Time for winter turfgrass conferences and conference championships.

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Disease Reports will be posted throughout the 2013 season detailing current weather conditions, turf disease outbreaks, and suggestions for control.

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The Mizzou Turf Diagnostic Lab provides identification of turf problems and suggests management practices to aid recovery. Click on the Turf Diagnostics link to access the submission form and instructions for submitting a sample.