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Jacklin Newsletter Volume 20 issue 2

From the current issue:

Certified Midnight Seed: Know What You're Buying!

Excerpt:

Midnight Kentucky bluegrass hit the market in the early 1980's, and it is still one of the best bluegrass varieties for elite turf quality. Its excellent summer performance keeps it rated at the top in the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP). Since the Plant Variety Protection (PVP) certificate on Midnight expired years ago, you might think any seed company or farmer could produce it, but that is only partially true. In fact, Jacklin Seed is the only company in the world that can produce true certified Blue Tagged Midnight Seed. If someone is trying to sell you uncertified Midnight, beware. The seed in the bag is not the dark green, compact, elite summer performing turf you are looking for. Here's why:  (click the image to read the entire article)

 

 

 

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