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Art Bruneau at a baseball game

Aug 24, 2022

CALS’ Art Bruneau Reflects on Distinguished Turfgrass Career

Art Bruneau, professor emeritus of crop and soil sciences, played an important role in the turfgrass industry for many years. 

a Sola sign in turfgrass

Aug 16, 2022

NC State University Releases Sola™, the Newest St. Augustinegrass

NC State’s Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics program released Sola™, a new cultivar with improved characteristics, at the annual Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Day. 

a group of students wearing red smiling

Mar 29, 2022

HortPack Wins Third in National Landscape Competition

For any NCAA fan, March is bracket season, but green madness overtook NC State’s campus for the National Collegiate Landscape Competition. 

antonio working on irrigation systems

Mar 17, 2022

Meet the HortPack: Antonio Tranquilino

Tranquilino is a two-year NC State student majoring in turfgrass management and horticultural science management to multiply his landscape career prospects. 

nc state baseball field

Mar 16, 2022

The (Turf)grass is Always Greener on the Other Side

If a whiff of fresh-cut grass makes you start humming “Take me out to the ball game,” then you’re either itching for spring training, passionate about turfgrass management, or both. 

Turf team placing samples along highway

May 31, 2021

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. 

Two people work on turfgrass

Apr 28, 2020

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. 

A man working on a golf course

Feb 20, 2020

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. 

Dec 4, 2015

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. 

Nov 30, 2015

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.