Mar 29, 2021  |  Graduate Students

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.

Feb 9, 2021

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 […]

Nov 9, 2020  |  Extension

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.

Sep 28, 2020  |  AgPackStrong!

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.

Jun 22, 2020  |  Department Events

Online Turfgrass Field Day #1 is 6/24

NC State's annual Turfgrass Field Day is usually a huge, humid, one-day event in August.  But as with everything 2020, this year it's changing - and offering unique opportunities.

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.

Feb 3, 2020  |  Degree Programs

9 Reasons To Choose A College Major in Turfgrass

Do you enjoy working outdoors, creating beautiful surroundings, analyzing environmental plant responses, or growing high-value crops?  A yes to any of these means a career in turfgrass management might be for you. 

Oct 25, 2019  |  AgPackStrong!

NC State Alumni Take the Field in World Series

The Washington Nationals' beautiful field is courtesy of John Turnour, a 2001 NC State turfgrass graduate. John will be on the largest of sports stages as the Nationals host the World Series for the first time.

Jul 15, 2019

Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Day

August 14, 2019, 8:30am-1pm.  Onsite registration starts at 7:30am. Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Lab Register online by 8/7/19 to save $15

Jun 29, 2018

Turfgrass Field Day

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab Raleigh, NC https://www.turffiles.ncsu.edu/event/724195535/2018-lake-wheeler-turfgrass-field-day/