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 Turfgrass Happy Hour
June 2, 2020
In the second episode of the Penn State Turfgrass Happy Hour, faculty will chat with a few alumni and others that are head groundkeepers at some of the most prominent NFL athletic fields in the country. Join us live to learn about how they manage their fields. Guests include: Chris Ecton (Pittsburgh Steelers)Tony Leonard (Philadelphia <a class="read-more-link" href=""><br /> more</a>
Penn State Turf and Ornamentals Field Day Cancelled
May 31, 2020
For the first time in over 50 years, Penn State’s Turfgrass Field Day will be cancelled. The biennial event was originally scheduled for Aug 5th 2020.
Turf Students Receive PTC Scholarships
May 12, 2020
The Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council is pleased to announce that Devin Schnupp, Paige Alcorn, and Evan Vanyo have been named the 2020 recipients of the Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council (PTC) scholarship.