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.
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. […]
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.
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.
Student Spotlight: Greta Rockstad
We recently caught up with Greta Rockstad, a turfgrass crop science graduate student, to learn about her research and future plans.
Musser Turfgrass Award Winner Takes All
Ph.D. graduate student Cameron Stephens received the prestigious 2021 Musser Foundation Award of Excellence for his commitment to turfgrass science and his research on the golf course disease take-all root rot.
Online Seminar: Dr. Rich Cooper – A Report from the Front: vol.5
Dr. Rich Cooper Professor of Turfgrass Science, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Moderator: Mr. Joseph Wilson, Master of Science in Soil Sciences Student A Report from the Front: vol.5 ABSTRACT Time waits for no one. So, it is […]
Grady Miller: Helping Turfgrass Managers on the Route to Field Recovery
March’s COVID-19 shutdown caught everyone off guard. There was little time to prepare for closings and no one knew how long they would last. Many turfgrass managers and municipal employees were suddenly told to go home.
Alumni Spotlight: Jimmy Simpson, Still in the Game
NC State Alumni Jimmy Simpson oversees all the Town of Cary’s 45 athletic fields, volleyball courts, and supporting facilities with a team of 23 full-time employees. An avid high school baseball player and fan, he saw sports turf management as a long term connection to stay in the game he loves.