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Turfgrass Information

Welcome to the K-State Turfgrass Information Pages

The new website is here!
Now featuring:

  • Turf blog
  • Job and Internship postings

Steve Keeley

Steve Keeley, Professor of Turfgrass Science, was awarded Faculty of the Semester from the College of Agriculture.

 

 

 

 

 


Reeves and Alderman at research forumCongratulations to KSU Turfgrass Graduate Students Jake Reeves and Evan Alderman for placing 2nd and 3rd in the K-State Graduate Research Forum Competition. Jake Reeves placed 2nd in the Agriculture Poster Session and Evan Alderman placed 3rd in the Agriculture Oral Session.

Sponsored by The Graduate Student Council, KSU Graduate School, Offices of the President and Provost and Sigma Xi, the K-State Research Forum allows all graduate students across the university to compete in oral and poster presentation competitions about research they are conducting during their graduate career. The titles listed below represented the turfgrass graduate students that participated in the forum.

ENHANCING WINTER AESTHETICS OF ZOYSIAGRASS WITH COLORANTS
Ross Braun, Jack Fry, Megan Kennelly, Dale Bremer, and Jason Griffin

BERMUDAGRASS CONTROL WITH GLYPHOSATE, FLUAZIFOP, AND MESOTRIONE FOR SPRING RENOVATION
Jacob A. Reeves,
Jared A. Hoyle, and Cole S. Thompson

INFLUENCE OF NITROGEN FERTILIZER SOURCE AND RATE ON BUFFALOGRASS DIVOT RECOVERY
Evan J. Alderman, Jared A. Hoyle, Jack D. Fry, and Steve J. Keeley

Job well done to all the participants in the K-State Graduate Research Forum!


Jim Heinze
This year we will honor K-State Graduate, Jim Heinze as the Alumni Fellow for Agriculture. The goal of the Alumni Fellows program is to create opportunities for successful alumni to interact with our students. Read more about Jim on the KSU Turf Blog.

 

 

 

 


Growing and managing turfgrass in the transitional climate of Kansas can be a challenge - come here for all the information you need to be successful! Find the latest research from Kansas State University on topics relevant to everyone like homeowners, golf course professionals, commercial landscapers and sports turf managers.

 Turfgrass research at K-State field day

Under the Resources and Publications tab you can find all of the Turfgrass Extension Publications, information about commercial pesticide applicator's licenses, K-State turfgrass research reports, and links to turf disease and insect information from other K-State Departments.

Head over to the Lawn Problem Solver to find solutions to your lawn headaches, and the NCERA-221 Website has turfgrass extension publications from other Midwestern universities.

The Healthy Yards and Communities Website has many publications and videos on how to maintain and improve your lawn and landscape while enhancing and protecting the environment.

For breaking news and timely information, visit the K-State Turfgrass Blog. At the blog you can review old posts, make comments and add your opinion to any of the discussions. Don't forget to stay connected through our Facebook and Twitter pages!


 

Upcoming Events

Kansas Turfgrass Field Day - August 6, 2015 (Olathe)

2015 Kansas Turfgrass Conference (in cooperation with the Kansas Nursery and Landscape Association) - December 1, 2 & 3, 2015 (Topeka, KS)