Doug Soldat, university turf scientist works to develop sustainable lawn care guidelines for Wisconsin. At the O.J. Noer turf research facility near Verona,
they’re evaluating grass varieties and blends to see how they perform
with reduced levels of irrigation, fertilizer and pesticides. They’re
also exploring non-chemical strategies for controlling pests and
monitoring the effectiveness of pesticides that the EPA classifies as
“reduced risk.” 3-minute audio here...