Category: Turf Talk Blog

Thomas Turfgrass: “Living the Dream”

Emory Thomas

Thomas Turfgrass is a longtime, well-known sod producer and installation business in Wharton, Texas. The sod company prides itself on its family operation and pleasing customers throughout the entire process of purchasing new grass. Emory Thomas is the owner of Thomas Turfgrass, managing the operations of four sod farms spanning the area around Wharton, Austin… Read more »

South Carolina sod farm hit with coronavirus, perseveres with digital operations

In January, COVID-19 completely halted in-person interactions at one of the largest sod farms in South Carolina. Fortunately, all of the Green Acres Turf Farm staff has recovered and the farm was able to continue efficient operations during its closure by utilizing Turf Logistics™. “Turf Logistics kept us going during the weeks we were not… Read more »

N.C. State’s turfgrass researchers collaborate with the DOT for roadside grasses

Zoysia research NCSU

North Carolina State University’s Turfgrass Program has been working on the selection, installation and evaluation of zoysiagrasses along roadsides throughout the state in collaboration with the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The project started with a pilot study back in 2015 when five NC State breeding lines were selected to be compared to four commercial… Read more »

Sod Solutions hires new Florida Territory Manager

Mark Kann

Sod Solutions is excited to announce Mark Kann has accepted the position of Florida Territory Manager. He will begin employment in February, bringing over 25 years of experience in the turfgrass industry to the company and who for the past 14 years has run the turf research facility for the University of Florida (UF) Plant… Read more »

Why the Pros use Sod Solutions Pro

Latitude 36

Sod Solutions has been researching, developing and releasing to the market new turfgrass varieties for the past 27 years. Our new professionally focused arm of the company, Sod Solutions Pro takes that industry knowledge and puts it to use, facilitating large-scale turfgrass projects from beginning to end. From our decades in the industry, we know… Read more »

The Best Grass for Sports

Tennessee Neyland Stadium

In recent months, collegiate and professional sports have resumed play after much of 2020 was spent waiting on the sidelines due to the Covid-19 pandemic postponing or cancelling seasons. As players and coaches get back on the field to compete, it’s important to make sure they step back onto high-quality sports fields. Finding what variety… Read more »