Turfgrass Breeding

Jan 13, 2022

Crop and Soil Sciences Seminar Series

Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis Professor, Crop and Soil Sciences   All seminars begin at 3:30 PM on Wednesdays. We will continue to do Zoom seminars for this spring. Zoom Details for all presentations will be sent weekly. Contact Dr. Mike Mullen […]

Nov 12, 2021  |  Research

NC State Turfgrass Releases Lobo™ Zoysiagrass

NC State's Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics program, under the direction of Susana Milla-Lewis, introduces Lobo™ Zoysiagrass, a drought-tolerant warm-season turfgrass for home and commercial landscapes.

Oct 25, 2021  |  Research

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.

Aug 2, 2021

2021 Turfgrass Field Day

The 2021 Turfgrass Field Day at NC State University Turfgrass Field Lab will be Wednesday, August 11, 2021, from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm. Join the Turfgrass Work Group for the annual event in person this year. Pre-registration is required. […]

May 24, 2021  |  Research

Turfgrass Research Aims to Improve NC Roadsides

NC State researchers are comparing the establishment methods and economic viability of roadside zoysiagrass for NCDOT to reduce management costs. 

Apr 27, 2020  |  Research

University Scientists Grow Water Savings with Drought-Tolerant Turfgrass

A network of turfgrass researchers from six major universities, led by NC State, is reducing our lawn's irrigation needs with drought-tolerant turfgrasses that are attractive and healthy with minimal water.