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 Students Take First and Second Place in 2020 STMA Student Challenge
February 9, 2020
On January 15, four teams of Penn State turfgrass students competed in the 2020 Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Student Challenge at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Thirty-one teams, representing 2-year and 4-year turf programs in colleges and universities from across the country, participated in the annual event
Update: U.S. EPA Reaffirms that Glyphosate Does Not Cause Cancer
February 9, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it finished a regulatory review that found glyphosate, the most widely used weed killer in the United States, is not a carcinogen.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019
January 26, 2020
Congratulations to the graduating class of Fall 2019! A complete list of the turf students who received their degrees in December is avalible below. We can't wait to see what they achieve next!