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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 junior Billy Covert named 2019 Stanley Zontek Memorial Scholarship recipient
August 18, 2019
The ambition and solid academic record led to Covert receiving the 2019 Stanley Zontek Memorial Scholarship presented by Golf Course Industry.
Thank You to Turgrass Endowment Donors
August 18, 2019
Thank you to Mark Kuhns and Jason Woodring for their contributions to the A.J. Turgeon Turgrass Endowment. These funds help support the goals of the turfgrass project at Penn State, primarily in the area of turfgrass research. The Endowment is now at $550,000. Proceeds are generated annually and dispersed as directed by the faculty at <a class="read-more-link" href="http://psuturf.com/2019/08/thank-you-to-turgrass-endowment-donors/"><br />...read more</a>
New Edition of Turfgrass Management Released
August 18, 2019
rs. Turgeon and Kaminski join to release latest update to the Turfgrass Management text. Building on the previous editions of Turfgrass Management by Dr. Al Turgeon, Edition 1.0 is the latest book for turfgrass managers. With 400 pages and 300+ color images and illustrations.