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.
Penn State Turfgrass Blog
Penn State Program Tries to Prevent Concussions by Examining Surfaces
April 15, 2014What does the hardness of the football field have to do with concussions? According to a recent post in USA Football's "From the Field" blog, field density plays a sizable factor in head injuries. In fact, Penn State's Center for Sports Surface Research reported that 10 percent of concussions come from how hard the ground -- or the artificial turf -- is on a football field.
A Master’s Memory: Latshaw Recalls Ramping up The Greens for Tournament
April 9, 2014Paul R. Latshaw served as Augusta National Golf Club’s golf course superintendent from 1986 to 1989. The late Joe Duich, the prolific turfgrass professor and researcher from Penn State University, helped recruit Latshaw to Augusta.
Penn State Alum Joins Ecologel Solutions
April 8, 2014Ecologel Solutions has expanded their sales team with the recent hire of Regional Sales Managers, Seann Correll, a Penn State Turfgrass four year program alumnus,