May. 17, 2013 Scouting Report Scouting Report Returns!!: Dr. Ed Nangle takes the reigns of the turfgrass program
May. 24, 2013 Scouting Report Temperatures Start to Trend Upward: Waitea and other patch diseases
May. 31, 2013 Scouting Report Rainfall Totals Begin to Add Up: May temperatures slightly above average, diseases becoming more active.
June. 07, 2013 Scouting Report Poa annua Taking Over Golf Courses: Understanding the effects of excess mositure and and to address them.
June. 14, 2013 Scouting Report Rainfall Totals Begin to Show Effects: Temperatures trending bentgrass’ way, How to imporve you turfgrass quality under shaded areas.
June. 21, 2013 Scouting Report Summer Stress is Approaching How to Prepare for These Issues: Anthracnose arrives and more disease likely to follow, Mixing chemicals to get the most bang for your buck.
June. 28, 2013 Scouting Report Record Setting Rainfall Followed by High Temperatures: Research begins to get underway.
July. 07, 2013 Scouting Report Starting to Heat up, Problems Begin to Arise: Humidity rises dollar spot runs rampant, Emerald ash borer.
July. 14, 2013 Scouting Report Humidity Begins Making Turf Uncomfortable: Dollar spot and brown patch making their mark felt, How to better manage your collars.
July. 21, 2013 Scouting Report Manging the Heat for Both the Turf and the Crew: Poa feeling the Heat, How to alleviat stress on your turf.
July. 28, 2013 Scouting Report Temperatures Cool, Recovery for Turf is Much Needed: Summer patch, Fairy Ring and Japanese Beetles causing damage.
Aug. 04, 2013 Scouting Report Cooler Temperatures and Timely Rain Allowing for Turf Recovery: Low maintenance Kentucky Bluegrass, Billbugs popping up in untreated areas.
Aug. 11, 2013 Scouting Report Green Speeds Return to the Fore Front with Cooler Temperatures: Cooler temperatures allow for improved roots, How to better manage you crews.
Aug. 18, 2013 Scouting Report August 15th has Come and Gone!!: Cooler temperatures and abnormally dry conditions in central Illinois, Technology allowing managers to recieve instantenous answers.
Aug. 25, 2013 Scouting Report The Heat Has Returned: Healthy roots diving deep from last few weeks, Drouoght spreads across all of central Illinois, Rust in many roughs.
Sept. 01, 2013 Scouting Report Season Winding Down: Time to start thinking about cultural practices, Anthracnose still hanging around, White grub damage starting to appear.
Sept. 08, 2013 Scouting Report The Finish Line is in Sight time to ’Finish Strong’: Drought conditions ramp up in central Illinois, Enhancing you reputation through the Audobon program
Sept. 15, 2013 Scouting Report Rain Arrives but Drought Conditions have Not Gone Away: Conway Farms on Display at the BMW Championship.
Sept. 22, 2013 Scouting Report White Grubs Leaving Their Mark: Roots recieve some much needed relief with nighttime temperatures, Much needed Rain arrives.
Sept. 29, 2013 Scouting Report Aeration Recovery Going Great: Things to think about when tree leaves begin to fall.
Oct. 06, 2013 Scouting Report Massive Rainfall Totals Leading to Runoff and Soil Erosion: Anthracnose still rearing it’s ugly head.
Oct. 13, 2013 Scouting Report Ideal Temperatures Allowing for Excelent Conditions for Turf Recovery: Dollar spot growing agressively and causing some problems.
Oct. 20, 2013 Scouting Report First Frost of the Fall: Disease problems being knocked down, Understanding mottled greens
Oct. 27, 2013 Scouting Report The Cold has Arrived and Turf Growth is Slowing: Light intensity starting to decline, How to manage cart path edges.
Nov. 3, 2013 Scouting Report Winter Preperations Begin: Good soaking rain comes over two days, How do you manage Geese?
Nov. 10, 2013 Scouting ReportNew Information About Managing Poa annua : ’Poa cure’ data being logged and drawing a few conclusions.
Nov. 17, 2013 Scouting Report Cold Snap Causing a Few Problems Late in the Season: Snow is on the way are you Ready?
Nov. 24, 2013 Scouting Report Snow Begins to Fall: Snow mold trials in place, Regional conference dates.