Category: Turf Talk Blog

The Legacy Continues at Florida’s Bayside Sod

For the past 35 years, Bayside Sod has been supplying turfgrass along the west coast of Florida. It all started back in 1987 when Jack Bispham’s family left the dairy business and he decided to venture into the turfgrass industry. He started the business with a 20-acre field of St. Augustine grass in Sarasota, FL.… Read more »

Sod Solutions Welcomes Martín Ignes

Martín Ignes joins Sod Solutions as the new Director of Retail and Professional Development for Florida. He has an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina and a Master’s degree from Mississippi State University in Plant and Soil Sciences with a Weed Science Concentration. Ignes will help continue to… Read more »

All Roads Led to Sod Farming for Myles Kubicek

Myles Kubicek, owner of Kubicek Turf Farms has always been surrounded by the turfgrass industry in some way or another. Now, managing a successful operation in Wharton, TX, he is glad his interest in turfgrass turned into a passion. Kubicek and his wife Emily, both grew up in Wharton and have been together since high… Read more »

Sodmasters Turf Farm Uses Home Building Business to Bolster Sales

Sodmasters Turf Farm is a well-known sod producer in the state of Georgia, located in Montrose. In 2004 the owner Tom Bradbury purchased the historic farmland, Whitehall Plantation, which was formerly one of Georgia’s largest strictly agricultural plantations from William (Bill) Holmes. Holmes was a descendent of the original owner that purchased the property and… Read more »

Looking Ahead at 2023

Below is a message from Sod Solutions President Tobey Wagner with an outlook on 2023. The writing is on the wall and it seems certain that businesses and consumers will face the headwinds of a changing economy in 2023. To prepare for the future, strategies are needed to face the challenges of inflation, labor shortages… Read more »

Country Club of Florida Awarded “2022 Florida Celebration® Golf Course of the Year”

Country Club of Florida Director of Golf, Jeff Klontz and his golf course maintenance team were awarded the “2022 Florida Celebration® Golf Course of the Year” Award. The award is given annually to talented maintenance professionals who display excellence in maintaining Celebration, Latitude 36® or NorthBridge® Bermudagrass golf courses and sports fields. The award is… Read more »