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Turf Farm Production Manager Needed Posting Date: September 21, 2022 Do you have a passion for sod farming and the outdoors? Consider joining the Woerner Team!  Woerner Farms is looking for a dedicated Sod Manager to join our team at our Bronson location near Gainesville, Florida.  Visit the Jobs and Classifieds page to learn more....
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Bethel Innovations Introduces DORADO™ Bethel Farms, a private, family-owned leading agriculture company located in Florida that produces cattle, premium sod and grass plugs on over 4,500 acres, has announced a new research-driven venture: Bethel Innovations. Will Nugent, President & Owner of Bethel Farms explained that, “Since the establishment of Bethel Farms in 1958, innovation has...
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UF Celebrates 100  Years of Turfgrass Science by J. Scott Angle I set foot on turfgrass science history every day I go to my office. Turns out McCarty Hall sits where the very first University of Florida turfgrass research plots were established in 1922. Those plots are long gone, but our turfgrass science program celebrates...
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The 2022 Late Summer edition is now online! In this issue: Diagnosing Turf Problems: Better Samples, Better Results Postemergent Goosegrass Control in Bermudagrass UF|IFAS Celebrates 100 Years of Turfgrass Research UF North Central Florida Turfgrass Field Day October 5 Register for the 2022 TPF Clay Shoot! Read the full issue here:  2022 LATE SUMMER CLIPPINGS...
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  Join us for the 2022 TPF Clay Shoot on Thursday, September 29 at Quail Creek Sporting Ranch in Okeechobee!  This industry-only event is open to sod producers, green industry professionals and their guests.  Details and online registration are available here: 2022 TPF Clay Shoot. 
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Turf Farm Production Manager Needed Posting Date: September 21, 2022 Woerner Farms is looking for a dedicated Sod Manager to join our team at our Bronson location near Gainesville, Florida. Do you have a passion for sod farming and the outdoors? Consider joining our Team! Woerner Farms is a diverse company with 4 large farms and...
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Kenworthy Receives 2022 Plant Breeding Innovation Award By J. Scott Angle, Senior VP for Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Florida | IFAS After hearing about what (justifiably!) effusive praise Dr. Kevin Kenworthy received at your annual meeting in April, I wanted to share two pieces of good news about Kevin. First, he’ll soon be...
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The 2022 Spring-Summer Clippings newsletter is now online! In this issue: Identifying St. Augustinegrass Cultivars Growing Better 2022 Photo Galleries Research Update:  LVN Screening, Bitter Blue Genetic Mapping Kenworthy Receives UF Plant Breeding Innovation Award Kakani Named UF/IFAS Agronomy Department Chair Welcome New Members! Save the Date: 2022 TPF Clay Shoot on September 29 Read...
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Jamie Buhlman, University of Florida | IFAS   One of the most popular turfgrasses for lawns and landscapes is St. Augustinegrass. It is easily differentiated from other warm-season turfgrasses by its larger stolons and coarse-textured leaves. Visually differentiating between cultivars of St. Augustinegrass is challenging, but there are a few tips that can help. A...
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The Texas A&M AgriLife Research program and turfgrass breeder Dr. Ambika Chandra have officially released Cobalt™ Hybrid St. Augustinegrass (experimental designation DALSA 1618) after nearly 20 years of research and development. “Water is an extremely important resource and data shows that Cobalt™ is one of the most drought resistant St. Augustinegrasses ever developed,” states Dr....
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