Dr. Laurie Trenholm
Urban Turfgrass, Turfgrass Cultural Practices, Best Management Practices, Turfgrass Nutrient Management
Extension program focuses on best management practices for lawns and landscapes for conservation and sustainability of Florida’s water resources. Works primarily with lawn care and pest control operators on proper turfgrass management, with particular emphasis on nutrient management and stress tolerance. Dr. Trenholm was the original IFAS faculty member to work with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on developing the Green Industries Best Management Practices education program. This required by state statute for all professionals applying fertilizer to urban turf. Dr. Trenholm works extensively with horticulture extension agents throughout the state on turf issues and cultural practices.