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 more

Devon Carroll Receives Western Seed Association’s President’s Scholarship

Master of Science student Devon Carroll was awarded the Western Seed Association President’s Scholarship. The Western Seed Association was founded in 1899 as an organization devoted to addressing industry issues and facilitating seed business. The organization distributes 12 scholarships each year to students pursuing education in seed related studies. One of the scholarship recipients is more

Brad Jakubowski hired as new Instructor of Plant Science

Penn State announced that Brad Jakubowski has been named new Instructor of Plant Science within the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Turfgrass Science Major. Jakubowski, currently a Penn State PhD graduate assistant studying performance testing of athletic fields, will start his new appointment on August 1st.

Participate in dollar spot research at Penn State

Dollar spot is probably the most important or chronic disease of turfgrass on golf courses. As a turfgrass manager you understand how detrimental dollar spot can be both to the turf and to your budget. Dr. Kaminski’s lab at Penn State is currently conducting research experiments focusing on pertinent issues relating to the turfgrass disease dollar spot more

Congratulations to the Turfgrass Management Masters of Professional Studies Graduates!

Congratulations to the graduates of the Turfgrass Management Masters of Professional Studies class of 2015!

Congratulations to Fall 2014 Graduates

Congratulations to these 4-year program and graduate students who graduated this past Fall semester!

Penn State Student wins GCSAA Essay Contest

Derek Pruyne, John Parvin, and Dan Strey, are winners of the 2013 Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Student Essay Contest. Open to GCSAA members who are undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in

Penn State Alum Awarded $3.8 Million Grant

Dr. Chandra earned her Ph.D. degree in Agronomy from The Pennsylvania State University in 2007 working under the direction of Dr. David Huff on a fascinating interaction between smut which causes male buffalograss to develop female sex organs. This kind of sex change is known as

Graduate Student Profile: Kyung Han

Mr. Kyung Han recently began the Master of Agronomy program at Pennsylvania State University under the direction of Dr. John Kaminski. Kyung is from

PSU Grad Student Wins GCSAA Essay Contest

Chase Rogan, a first-year graduate student working towards his MS degree in turfgrass nutrition at the PSU Center for Turfgrass Science, has won the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America (GCSAA) 2010 Student Essay Contest.

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