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.
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.
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
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 […]
Sandhills Turfgrass Field Day and Conference
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University sponsors field days on agricultural commodities ranging from apples and cotton to tomatoes, turf and sweet potatoes. An event for turfgrass professionals including golf course superintendents and landscapers, […]
Grady Miller honored
Dr. Grady Miller, professor and extension turf specialist with NC State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is being honored by Turfgrass Producers International with the association’s prestigious Turfgrass Educator Award of Excellence.
Turfgrass short course set
NC State University will hold its annual one-week Turfgrass Short Course -- appropriate for anyone interested in turf, including homeowners, career changers and professionals needing a refresher – Feb. 15-19, 2016, in Cary.
Bruneau Golf Tournament sponsor gives back to turfgrass program
When Ken Heltemes moved to Raleigh from Ohio in 1987 to start a new Barefoot Grass Lawn Service franchise, he didn’t know much about turfgrass. That changed when he crossed paths with Dr. Art Bruneau, namesake for an annual golf tournament that raises funds for CALS' turfgrass program.
Bruneau golf tournament funds scholarships
Golfers can play a round on North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course and raise money for N.C. State scholarships Monday, Sept. 24 during the annual Dr. Art Bruneau Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser.
Pinehurst No. 2 goes native
Kevin Stallings, a Ph.D. student in crop science, is conducting research that could be used in the restoration of a storied golf course that will host the 2014 U.S. Open. Stallings is characterizing native vegetation, desirable adapted species and invasive weeds at Pinehurst No. 2, all in an effort to create a model for how course superintendents can approach sustainability.