Category: Turf Talk Blog

Sod Solutions Hires New Executive Director of Marketing

CHARLESTON, S.C., (July 11, 2016) – Sod Solutions, the world leader in turfgrass research, development and marketing, is pleased to announce the hiring of Donna Waldrep as the company’s new executive director of marketing. “Donna brings some new perspectives and a wealth of experience to our company,” said Christian Broucqsault, chief operating officer for Sod Solutions.… Read more »

Research Update

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May Research Update: North Carolina State Shade Study The results are in and will be published shortly.  The study involved Celebration Bermuda, Discovery Bermuda, TifWay 419, TifGrand and other experimental lines from NC State. The study was over the course of 2-3 years. Discovery outperformed all other grasses and was followed closely by Celebration Shade… Read more »

Welcome New Licensees

Thomas Turfgrass, King Ranch and Murff Turf have all been long-time growers of some of Sod Solutions’ varieties of turfgrass.  In 2016, this Texas trio has added new grasses to the mix. Thomas Turfgrass – Licensed for Celebration King Ranch Turfgrass Texas – Licensed for Latitude 36 and NorthBridge Murff Turf – Licensed for Latitude 36… Read more »

Neighborhood Developer Talk Sod With Homeowners

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Developer / builder D.R. Horton Homes just completed part of a new neighborhood in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and then implemented a unique way to connect with new residents.  D.R. Horton hosted a neighborhood product demonstration gathering at the clubhouse and invited homeowners to come out and listen to various companies talk about products that… Read more »

New Texas Ad for Celebration Debuts

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TTA magazine, the publication of the Texas Turfgrass Association was the debut site of the new Celebration Bermudagrass ad.  The new ad will debut in the summer issue of the magazine.  The ad features a championship trophy and the slogan “MVB, Most Valuable Bermudagrass.”

Turf Research North Carolina is Off and Running

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Turf Research North Carolina (TRNC), the research program involving North Carolina State University, the North Carolina Sod Producers Association and Sod Solutions is active and all growers have now contributed the first years funding to the program.  In all, 16 sod farms across North Carolina and Sod Solutions will contribute financially to the program on… Read more »

Radio Advertising Underway

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Radio advertisements for EMPIRE Turf, the Proven Zoysia Grass are underway in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.  The targeted ads speak to the proven toughness of EMPIRE and its place as the best grass for home lawns in those states. The ads are paid for by the Florida EMPIRE Marketing Group which consists of… Read more »

Jacob Long Joins Sod Solutions

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Jacob Long comes to Sod Solutions as the new Turf Logistics software sales manager.  Jacob has over five years experience in customer focused roles, specifically in the realm of technology. Three of these years have been solely focused on connecting small to medium size businesses with proper technical solutions that resulted in more efficient operation and increased… Read more »