Join us for the PSU Turf Alumni Group Meeting

Happy New Year! I want to personally wish each of you and your families a blessed holiday season and a prosperous 2019. As the New Year begins we look forward to meeting again at the GIS Event in San Diego.

Penn State Creates Model Nutrient Management Plan for Bay Drainage Golf Courses

Lost Creek Golf Club in Juniata County is unusual because a high quality, extremely productive wild trout stream runs through it, and Penn State turfgrass scientists recently developed a nutrient management plan for the course to protect the creek.

Congratulations to Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2018 turf scholarship recipients!

Congratulations to Fall 2018 Graduates

Congratulations to the fall 2018 turf graduates!

Save the Dates for the Regional Conferences

Save the dates for the Eastern Conference and Trade Show and the Northeastern Conference and Trade Show!

Student Recieves Chris Stiegler Turf Science Student Travel Award and Fellowship

Master of Science student Devon Carroll was named one of eight recipients of the 2018 Chris Stiegler Turf Science Student Travel Award and Fellowship. The award was created in memory of the late Dr. Chris Stiegler and is funded by a bi-annual golf tournament.

Student Receives Travel Award and Speaks in Finland

Congratulations to second year Master of Science student Devon Carroll, who recently received the 2018 Penn State Agricultural Sciences International Travel Tag Along Fund award. This award helped fund an international trip to Helsinki, Finland where Devon presented her thesis research.

Master of Science Student Recognized in Poster Competition

Congratulations to second year Master of Science student Devon Carroll! Devon, who is a student in the Turfgrass Management Laboratory, placed second in her division of the graduate student competition for her poster titled “Effects of Cultivation Method, Seeding Rate, an N Rate on Establishment of Agrostis stolonifera in a Putting Green.”

Penn State Turf Program Mourns Loss of Charles “Chuck” Cadiz

Charles "Chuck" H. Cadiz, 92, of Ephrata, PA and formerly of Harrisburg, PA and Phoenixville, PA, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 at Ephrata Manor. Chuck was a good friend and tireless supporter of the Penn State Turf Program.

Christine King to Receive Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council’s Distinguished Service Award at Penn State Golf Turf Conference

Ms. Christine King will receive the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council’s (PTC) Distinguished Service Award on November 14, 2018 at the Penn State Golf Turf Conference in University Park. This award is the PTC’s highest honor and is presented to one individual each year who has exhibited outstanding service to Pennsylvania’s turfgrass industry.

 
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