Tag: turfgrass research

Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Classic & Field Day brings in more than $50K

May 28, 2019 By
The Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Classic & Field Day raised more than $50,000 for turfgrass research on May 25. The third annual event took place on May 25 at Independence Golf Club in Midlothian, Va. It was cosponsored by the ...

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Meet Chrissie Segars, the new Extension turfgrass specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife

April 22, 2019 By
Hello, turf lovers! My name is Chrissie Segars, and I am the new Extension turfgrass specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife in Dallas. I grew up in a small town of fewer than 1,000 people in South Carolina, where the peaches ...

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Clark Talks Turf: Turfgrass research is always on my mind

February 15, 2018 By
I think of research as a logical, systematic approach to solving problems. Research takes many forms, and for the purposes of this column I’m going to focus on turfgrass field research. There are many variations of field research, but consider ...

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The 13th International Turfgrass Research Conference

September 20, 2016 By
The 13th International Turfgrass Research Conference (ITRC) will be hosted by the United States and will be held July 16-21, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel adjacent to the Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, N.J. This will be the first ...

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Who will carry the torch in the golf course industry?

November 14, 2013 By
Two of the pioneers of the golf course industry, Dr. Joe Duich and Dr. Jim Watson, passed away recently. Both men had a great impact on our industry including scientific advances, educating students and practicing professionals, instilling pride in the ...

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The struggles of science: research funding dwindles

November 14, 2013 By
One of the most exciting times of the year is early October when the Nobel Prize announcements are made. In science there is no higher award. My first realization of the importance of a Nobel Prize came when I was ...

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