Bayer Commits $5.6 Billion to Glyphosate Alternatives

Bayer AG will pump about $5.6 billion dollars of its research and development budget into alternatives to its weedkiller glyphosate over the next decade.

Annual Bluegrass Research at Penn State – Survey Sites Needed

The Penn State Turfgrass Program is looking for turfgrass managers to assist with a research project focusing on annual bluegrass throughout Pennsylvania. The primary goal of this project is to address potential herbicide resistance in annual bluegrass in managed turf systems. John Kaminski (Professor of Turfgrass Science) and Kaiyuan Tang (Ph.D. student) are looking for
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Penn State Hosts High School Students Interested in Turf

The Penn State Turf Program recently hosted students from the Brentsville District High School Turfgrass Science Program.

EPA Reaffirms that Herbicide Glyphosate Poses No Risk to Public Health

Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in U.S. agriculture and has been studied for decades. Glyphosate is used on more than 100 food and non-food crops, including ornamentals and turf.

Evan Mascitti Receives C Reese Berdanier Endowed Award

Congratulations to PhD student Evan Mascitti, this year's recipient of the C Reese Berdanier Endowed Award!

Students Volunteer at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Students in the Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program recently spent a week at Bay Hill in Orlando where they volunteered at this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Students Earn First Place at the STMA

Congratulations to the Penn State turf students who finished in first place in the 2-year division and second place in 4-year division at the Sports Turf Managers Association Student Challenge.

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!

 
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