Fifty years ago, Jim Simpson founded Simpson Sod Company. Jim, who’d grown up on a farm in Mississippi carried his love for agriculture and farming throughout his life. The farm he was raised on produced sweet potatoes and cotton, raised cattle and had a dairy operation. When he went to college at Mississippi State, Jim… Read more »
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Sod Farm of Over 45 Years Expands Business Across Tennessee
Winstead Turf Farms continues to supply quality proprietary turfgrass varieties across Tennessee for over 45 years.
Impeccable Grass the Standard at Pike Creek Turf
Pike Creek Turf is a family-operated business that has been successfully providing quality turfgrass to clients all over the world over the past 33 years.
Growing for the Pros: Evergreen Turf Cultivates Success on the West Coast
Since 1999, Evergreen Turf has expanded into a large sod business across four states. Evergreen grows 13 different turfgrass varieties and has supplied Latitude 36® Bermudagrass for several major sports arenas on the West Coast.
Former Golf Course Builder Leads Sod Farm into 20th Year of Business
Owner Drew Veazey has led Superior Turf, Inc. to become one of the largest producers of turfgrass in Georgia over the past 20 years.
Pasto Santa Cruz Celebrates 20 Years of Supplying Turfgrass in Mexico
Pasto Santa Cruz in Monterrey, Mexico is staying busy. Owners Celso Martinez and Marcelo Madero are hopeful their sod farm will be able to complete renovations for the 2026 World Cup if a stadium in their area gets a bid. Pasto Santa Cruz was founded by Martinez in 2001. Initially, he said they mostly grew… Read more »
Sports and Golf Across California Turning to a Better Bermudagrass
Delta Bluegrass Company is a full-line sod company in Stockton, California with deep roots servicing the state since 1978. Several years ago, Delta Bluegrass started growing and selling a new turfgrass variety that thrives in the West Coast climate. Delta Bluegrass’ Sports and Turfgrass Manager, Steve Abella said in 2017 they began hearing impressive feedback… Read more »
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 »
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 »