- Eleven states (IA, IL, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, NY, OH, WI) were added as well as their experts as collaborators to transform this to a multi-state publication.
- The identification of 105 weeds with over 300 color images and descriptions were added. The 2017 is now entirely in color.
- Color turf identification images were also added
- A separate table for plant growth regulator information was added
- The frequently asked question section was revised and reorganized by topic area
- A chart describing the label notes of postemergence crabgrass herbicides based on growth stage was added.
- Several minor modifications were made to the weed control efficacy tables.
- Recommendations on herbicides safe to use on buffalograss were added.
- New herbicides and plant growth regulators were added
The publication is available at https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=TURF-100