Oakland Plantation, situated on a bluff overlooking the Cape Fear River in Bladen County, was built over 200 years ago by General Thomas Brown, a Revolutionary War patriot. It is one of a few houses of its period in North Carolina still being used today. In 1970, Oakland Plantation began the sod farming business with… Read more »
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NC State University Releases Sola™, the Newest St. Augustinegrass
Sola™ St. Augustinegrass was released at the 2022 Lake Wheeler Field Day on Aug. 10, 2022 in Raleigh, NC.
Paul Grose Reflects on Almost 40 Years at King Ranch
Paul Grose, the Vice President of King Ranch Florida Operations shares his journey into the company and his role in operations. Grose grew up as a preacher’s kid. He was born in New Hampshire but spent his early childhood traveling with his family in South East Asia as missionaries of the Methodist Church. They went… Read more »
North Carolina State Field Day Showcases the Future
Over 800 landscape professionals were in attendance at the NC State Field Day on August 10th to witness a historic day for the NC State turfgrass breeding program.
Sod Solutions, Inc. Signs Long Term Breeding Agreement with N.C. State
CHARLESTON, S.C., (January 21, 2016) – North Carolina State University has signed a long-term agreement with turfgrass research, development and marketing company Sod Solutions to research and create a line of turfgrass varieties that will balance global environmental challenges while aiming for the “curb appeal” of attractive landscapes. This partnership, called Turf Research North Carolina… Read more »