Thank You to Turgrass Endowment Donors

Thank you to Mark Kuhns and Jason Woodring for their contributions to the A.J. Turgeon Turgrass Endowment. These funds help support the goals of the turfgrass project at Penn State, primarily in the area of turfgrass research. The Endowment is now at $550,000. Proceeds are generated annually and dispersed as directed by the faculty at
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New Edition of Turfgrass Management Released

rs. Turgeon and Kaminski join to release latest update to the Turfgrass Management text. Building on the previous editions of Turfgrass Management by Dr. Al Turgeon, Edition 1.0 is the latest book for turfgrass managers. With 400 pages and 300+ color images and illustrations.

Turf Students Earn Scholarships

Congratulations to the Penn State turf students who earned scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year!

Penn State Turfgrass Alum Completes GCSAA ASCS Program

Congratulations to Raul Iurk, Penn State Turfgrass alum and Carmel Country Club assistant-in-training, on completing all four ASCS certificates.

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.

Save the Date for the Golf Turf Conference

Penn State and the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council are pleased to announce that the annual Penn State Golf Turf Conference will be held from November 19th through the 21st in the Nittany Lion Inn in State College, PA.

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.

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Class of 2019! We can’t wait to see what you do next! Associate Degree in Turfgrass Science & Management Brayden Brumley Andrew MacCagnano Kara Neterval Nathan Williamson   Bachelor’s Degree in Turfgrass Science Douglas Apple Christopher Boal Daniel Bove Trever Browne Christopher Cooke Grant Cotchen Kyle Dawson David
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Pythium Research at Penn State – Samples Needed!

The Penn State Turfgrass Program is looking to golf course superintendents to assist with a research project focusing on Pythium species causing root rot and foliar blight throughout Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic. The primary goal of this project is to identify Pythium species in soil and plant tissue as it relates to disease development throughout
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