turfgrass

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.

Sep 27, 2021  |  Careers

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.

Sep 14, 2021  |  Extension

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. 

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. […]

Jul 27, 2021  |  Honors and Awards

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.

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, 2021  |  Student Spotlight

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.

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.