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 »
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Passing the Torch at Oakland Plantation Turf Farm
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 »
A Golden Anniversary for Simpson Sod
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 »
Horizon Grass Farms Thrives as Business Transitions into Third Generation
Horizon Grass Farms has grown from a 20-acre homestead into a successful turfgrass operation in Texas. The Gavranovic family stays hard at work providing quality turfgrass throughout the Lonestar State.
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.
Behind the Curtain at Modern Turf: Hank Kerfoot
Hank Kerfoot comes from a golf-rich family background. His father, who is in his late 80’s, is an accomplished golfer that went to Wake Forest and played golf with Arnold Palmer. Kerfoot grew up as a caddy for his dad at their local country club in Arlington, VA. “I just grew up around golf grass.… Read more »
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 »
CitraBlue Expands Outside of Continental U.S., Performs Well in Hawaii
Southern Turf Hawaii recently started growing and harvesting CitraBlue® St. Augustine. The company, in Mililani, has supplied Hawaii with residential, commercial, retail and golf course sod and grass for more than 20 years. President of Southern Turf Hawaii, Danny Green, says he’s excited about this new grass variety. His business is a partner of The… Read more »