Clippings Newsletter

The 2023 Fall edition is now online!
In this issue:

  • Work Underway to Update UF/IFAS Sod Production Fertilization Recommendations
  • Environmental Implications of Using Reclaimed Water on Turf
  • UF Turfgrass Breeding Update
  • UF/IFAS Celebrates 100 Years of Turfgrass Science – Citra Field Day

Read the full issue here: 2023 Fall Clippings Newsletter



Past Issues

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Summer 2023
  • TPF and Sod Solutions: Celebrating 20 Years of Joint Release Programs
  • FFSP: Managing the “Fruits” of UF/IFAS Research
  • Sod Solutions, UF Sign Contract for Low-Input Bahia, St. Augustine Breeding Program
  • McKenna Browning Award TPF Member Scholarship
  • SCOTUS Rules on EPA’s WOTUS Definition
  • Bayside Sod: The Legacy Continues
  • Bethel Farms Expands with New Kenansville Location
Spring 2023
  • US Sod Checkoff Referendum: Update for Florida Producers
  • Post-Emergent Control of Sedges in St. Augustine
  • 2023 Award of Merit Recipient: Kevin Wasilewski
  • Growing Better Annual Meeting & Show: Photo Gallery and Sponsors
  • TPF Scholarship Deadline is April 30
Late Summer 2022 
  • Diagnosing Turf Problems: Better Samples, Better Results
  • Postemergent Goosegrass Control in Bermudagrass
  • UF|IFAS Celebrates 100 Years of Turfgrass Research
Spring-Summer 2022
  • 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
Winter 2022
  • Fighting to Farm
  • Introducing Cobalt St. Augustinegrass
  • Registration is OPEN for Growing Better 2022
  • Orange Count Vote Tightens Fertilizer Restrictions
  • Is Virtual Reality in the Future of Turf?
Fall 2021
  • TPF 2021 Clay Shoot: We’re Back!
  • Will Nugent receives FTGA’s Wreath of Grass
  • New assessment tool can help growers evaluate BMPs
  • The Missing Piece in Most Farming Operations
  • New fertilizer ordinance activity in Hillsborough, Orange and City of Cape Coral
Summer 2021
  • GatorByte: A Low Cost, Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring Platform
  • Hjort Received FDACS Environmental Leadership Award
  • Woerner’s New Planting Technique Saves Water on Sandy Soils
  • Research Update: Mixed Cultivars for More Sustainable Turf Management
  • US Sod Checkoff Florida Grower Meeting Set for August
  • CitraBlue Makes a Splash in Hawaii
Spring 2021
  • Could a Sod Checkoff Help Florida?
  • Vegetative & Seed Market Update
  • TPF Member Scholarship: A Unique Opportunity
  • EREF: Miami Dade and Naples Ordinance Update
  • Member Profile: Paul Grose Reflects on Nearly 40 Years with King Ranch
  • Member Profile: McCall Sod Still Surviving – and Thriving – in the Florida Panhandle
Winter 2021
  • Collaborative Breeding Success: When Institutions Have a Common Goal
  • Meet the New UF Turf Weed Scientist
  • Mark Kann Joins Sod Solutions Florida
  • Sod Producers Eligible for CFAP 2 Funds
  • Grass Flowers: Something to Buzz About
  • Golf BMPs Established for All 50 States
Fall 2020
  • The Central Florida Water Initiative is Moving Ahead. Here’s Why it Matters
  • Green Industry Familiar Turf to New UF/IFAS VP
  • Texas A&M Introduces Lazer Zoysia for Putting Greens
  • EREF: Cape Coral, Miami-Dade Ordinances
  • AEST Connects Employers with a Certified Workforce
Fall 2019
  • TPF Turns 30: Celebrating Three Decades of Service
  • Blue-Green Algae Task Force Makes Recommendations; Legislation Expected
  • Bispham Appointed to SWFWMD Governing Board
  • EREF Challenges Naples Ordinance
  • Growing Better 2020:  We’re Heading to Tampa!
  • Update on HOS, ELD Mandates and Sod
  • New UF Zoysia Cultivars Moving Forward; CitraBlue Expansions Expected