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/

Mar 8, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Susana Milla-Lewis Named University Faculty Scholar

Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis was recently selected as a 2017-18 University Faculty Scholar.

Jul 5, 2017

2017 Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Day

The annual Turfgrass Field Day at the Lake Wheeler Lab offers the industry and general public a chance to view the NC State turfgrass program’s ongoing research trials and speak directly with NC State’s faculty and staff. The broad range […]

Jun 26, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Grady Miller named 2017 ASA Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Grady Miller, who has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA)! This is the highest recognition the ASA bestows, and is based on the recipient's professional achievements and meritorious service.