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TPF is pleased to recognize Dr. Kevin Kenworthy as the 2018 recipient of the association’s Award of Merit, presented at this year’s Growing Better Annual Meeting & Field Day. A graduate of Texas Tech University and Oklahoma State, Kenworthy joined the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department in 2004, where he is a professor of Turfgrass Breeding and...
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Identification and History of Bitterblue St. Augustine by Phil Busey, PhD, CCA, CPAg – Phil Busey Agronomy Consulting After discovery of damage to Floratam St. Augustinegrass by SCMV (Sugarcane Mosaic Virus) there is renewed interest in the older cultivar Bitterblue St. Augustinegrass. Both cultivars have long been used in Florida lawns. Plant pathologists believe that...
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The 2018 Summer Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here: 2018 Summer Clippings Newsletter Growing Better 2018 – the Biggest Yet, Thanks to You! Identification and History of Bitter Blue St. Augustine Dr. Kevin Kenworthy Receives TPF Award of Merit Fall Turf Event Calendar Creating a Workplace Culture of...
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The 2018 Spring Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue, including these stories, here:  Spring Clippings Newsletter Understanding the “New” SCMV Threat 2018 Growing Better Annual Meeting & Field Day News Rich Budell discusses water supply planning and permitting impacts NEW Pop-Up Seminar:  How Tier 4 and Technology are impacting your equipment management...
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As Florida once again welcomes nearly 1,000 new residents a day, balancing water supply and water needs becomes trickier – and more critical. Where do agricultural water needs fit, and how could new policies impact permit renewal? Long-time water policy planner Rich Budell will provide a closer look at water supply planning activities being conducted...
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Don’t miss this year’s Growing Better, the 2018 TPF Annual Meeting and Field Day!  Compelling speakers, networking opportunities, and our on-farm Field Day at Lake Jem Farms promises to make this year one of our best. Click here to learn more…  
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The 2018 Winter Clippings newsletter is now online!  Read the full issue here, including these stories: Breeding a Better Bahiagrass Florida’s Constitutional Review Committee can add recommended changes directly to voters’ 2018 ballots.  Here are a few proposals causing concern… Quiet Strength co-author Nathan Whitaker to speak at 2018 Growing Better Annual Meeting Zoysia, St. Augustine...
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Bahiagrass has been a staple for Florida turf use for decades.  Originally introduced from South America in the early 1900s as a forage grass that could perform well in sandy soils, it soon gained popularity for turf applications that focused on low cost and the ability to survive without supplemental irrigation and fertilization. These characteristics...
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Turfgrass Producers of Florida is pleased to welcome author and writer Nathan Whitaker as the featured speaker for our annual meeting lunch on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey in the Hills. The lunch kicks off the day and a half 2018 Growing Better TPF Annual Meeting & Field Day....
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Nematodes, Turfgrass, and Organic Amendments By Brandon Jones, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Florida and W. T. Crow, PhD, Professor of Nematology, University of Florida With the exception of a few locations throughout the state, the soils throughout Florida are dominated by high sand content, remnants of a time period when the state was completely...
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