Turfgrass Science News

The Turfgrass Science team from the University of Minnesota was well-represented at this year’s ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting held on November 10-13, 2019 in San Antonio, TX.  Seven people gave oral presentations and five people presented posters. Additionally, congratulations go to two members of our group who placed in the graduate student oral presentation contests:

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 10:00am

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have many articles and several upcoming presentations to share.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:45am

Interested in joining our team?  The University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science group is hiring a Turf Research Field Facility Manager.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 4:00pm

Interested in joining our team?  The University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science group is hiring a Lawn Water Conservation Educator.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00am

By Ben Blackburn

There are many different factors that can influence the aesthetic value of a lawn.  Color, texture, and shape have an impact on how people see and interact with a given turf space.  There has been a lot of research done on the relationship between the aesthetic value of a space and how humans perceive and react to the space. 

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 9:15pm

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