Coach O’Brien Showing Support of PSU Turf

Did you catch the Live Press Conference with Bill O'Brien? We love the fashion statement he made.

Wet Wilt Injury Showing Up on Putting Greens

The unusually hot and humid weather during the week of July 15 to 21 led to some turf losses in poorly drained areas on putting greens in PA. Some of this damage can be traced to a phenomenon known as wet wilt. Wet wilt occurs when

Penn State Turf and Ornamentals Field Days, 2014

Golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, professional landscapers, grounds managers, and others interested in management of turf and landscape plantings will have the opportunity to see the latest trends and research from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences during Turf and Ornamentals Field Days.

Watching the Grass Grow: A Conversation with Professor of Turfgrass Science John Kaminski

Given the proximity of the Oak Hill PGA Tournament next month, we thought this was an opportune moment to talk with John about his students, his interest in social media, his enthusiasm for agronomy and his propensity for bleeding blue and white.

Penn State Professor Volunteers at the U.S. Open in Merion

Penn State Berk's Campus Professor of Turfgrass Science Mike Fidanza is volunteering at the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club this week.

Red Thread and Pink Patch Making Annual Appearance in PA Lawns

Every June, lawns all over Pennsylvania break out in a rash of red blotches. There's no need to panic, it's just the annual occurrence of two

PA Turfgrass Council Donates $80,000 to Turfgrass Program

The Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council (PTC) is a non-profit organization that provides funding to support the education and research activities of Penn State's Turfgrass Program. Since its inception,

Penn State Turfgrass Featured by Bloomberg

Mark Kuhns talks about the importance of Penn State's students at Baltusrol. For the first time, the State College, Pennsylvania, school has produced

Penn State Daily Collegian Talks Turfgrass

During the late 1920s, the superintendent at Merion Golf Club was facing turfgrass problems that he was not equipped to deal with. His solution? Joseph Valentine drove to State College, entered the office of then-president Ralph Hetzel and demanded that Penn State develop a program to train professional turf growers.

2012 Penn State Turfgrass Field Days

PSU Field Days is our chance to show you the results of research we hope will assist you with your turfgrass management decisions. Also, join us for a cookout at Lubrano Park (State College Spikes Stadium) on the evening of August 9th.

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