Center for Turfgrass Science
The Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science has been at the forefront of cutting edge turfgrass research for decades.
From the development of bentgrass varieties to the management of turfgrass pests, faculty continue to provide valuable management information for turfgrass managers worldwide.
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Professor Receives Award
July 31, 2014The Dubin Pioneer Award recognizes current or former University faculty, staff, and technical service employees who have distinguished themselves through extraordinary service to advance the Outreach and Online Education vision at Penn State. Dr. Turgeon is being recognized as the first tenured faculty member to accept the challenge of teaching online at Penn State.
Carlisle Country Club Tries New Vegetation Management Tool
July 29, 2014Carlisle Country Club is testing out a new vegetation management tool: Grazing Green Goats.
New Faculty Member to Join Penn State Turf Science Team
July 28, 2014Dr. Benjamin McGraw will be joining the Penn State Turfgrass Science program as the new turfgrass entomologist, a position with a joint appointment between the Plant Science and Entomology departments. Ben’s responsibilities will be to conduct research on the ecology and management of turfgrass insect pests and to teach in Penn State’s 2- and 4-year programs. Ben is looking forward to working with Pennsylvania and regional turf industry stakeholders, and teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students.