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

Evan Mascitti Receives C Reese Berdanier Endowed Award
April 6, 2019
Congratulations to PhD student Evan Mascitti, this year's recipient of the C Reese Berdanier Endowed Award!
Professor Receives Excellence in Advising Award
April 6, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Ben McGraw--Professor of Turfgrass Science--who recently received Penn State's Excellence in Advising Award!
Alum Featured in an ESPN article
March 23, 2019
Penn State Turfgrass Science alum and current Buffalo Bills Field Manager Aaron Ramella was recently featured in an ESPN article. Read the original article to learn more about the unique challenges managing fields in Buffalo!