Category: Turf Talk Blog

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 »

Sod Solutions Professionals Welcomes Craig Potts

After 27 years spearheading turfgrass operations for Texas A&M Athletics, Craig Potts joins Sod Solutions Professionals as Project Manager. In his role, Potts will visit facilities and sod farms helping manage the selection of turfgrass, meet with groundskeepers and contractors for upcoming projects and use his experiences to make suggestions for a successful project or… Read more »

Mississippi State University Releases Celebration Hybrid™ Bermudagrass

Mississippi State University’s Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station officially released Celebration Hybrid™ Bermudagrass (experimental name MSB 1017) at the 2022 Turfgrass Research Field Day on Sept. 22, 2022, held in Starkville, MS. The new cultivar is the first release out of the “Celebration X” breeding program, which stemmed from the idea of cross-pollinating Celebration® Bermudagrass… Read more »