Growing Turfgrass Graduates: Tools to Boost Green Industry Recruiting
Building a turfgrass team can be a major industry challenge. Here's what we're doing to grow turfgrass graduates as well as new recruiting tools to help alumni and industry partners join the effort.
HortPack Competes at the 2023 National Landscape Competition
For the first time in four years, the HortPack student competition team traveled to participate in the 2023 National Collegiate Landscape Competition.
Art Bruneau Looks Back on a Distinguished Turfgrass Career
Art Bruneau, professor emeritus of crop and soil sciences, has played an important role in the turfgrass industry for many years. Bruneau takes a looks back on a long and distinguished career.
NC State University Releases Sola™, the Newest St. Augustinegrass
NC State’s Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics program released Sola™, a new cultivar with improved characteristics, at the annual Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Day.
HortPack Wins Third in National Landscape Competition
NC State’s HortPack won third place at the 2022 National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) held on campus last week.
Who is the HortPack?
The HortPack is NC State's national top-ten ranking collegiate landscaping team comprised of two and four-year students from Horticultural Science and Crop and Soil Sciences. NC State hosts the 2022 national competition next week.
Plant Breeding AI Gets Schooled in New Student Competition
If Hillsborough Street glowed a bit brighter recently, it might have been from the collective mental energy focused on NC State and USDA-ARS’s first Agricultural Technology Hackathon.
Mastering The Business of Golf Course Agronomics [Career Guide]
NC State alumnus John Jeffreys of Pinehurst No.2 reveals what golf course superintendents do and the path turfgrass students can follow for success.
New Sports Turf Management Book Levels the Playing Field
Turfgrass expert Grady Miller has co-authored a new, comprehensive guide to help Carolina sports field managers grow and maintain their athletic fields.
Yelverton Named 2021 Crop Science Fellow
NC State Crop and Soil Sciences Extension Specialist and professor of turfgrass weed science Fred Yelverton was named as a 2021 Crop Science Society of America Fellow. He joins 15 department faculty who have previously received the honor.