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A resource for the professional turfgrass community, Turf Talk brings you the latest news from the Sod Solutions Professional team, including technology updates, research development, tradeshow schedules, industry personality profiles, regional news from our territory managers and information from key industry partners.

With more than 250 farms and 500 distributors worldwide in combination with an internal research and development team leading the way, Turf Talk’s purpose is to function as the voice of the turfgrass industry professional.

Valencia Palms
Valencia Palms Makes the Change to CitraBlue® St. Augustine
Over the past year, Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVN) of Floratam St. Augustinegrass has continued to be an increasingly expensive landscape ...
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Dr. Bryan Unruh: Firmly Rooted in the Turfgrass Industry
Dr. Bryan Unruh: Firmly Rooted in the Turfgrass Industry
The University of Florida’s Dr. Bryan Unruh's career is full of accomplishments that have made him stand out within the ...
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Southern Turf Hawaii
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, ...
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Paul Grose Reflects on Almost 40 Years at King Ranch
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 ...
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Sergeant Jasper
Congaree Revives Historic Course While Simultaneously Preparing for PGA Event
The Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland, S.C. is preparing to host its very first PGA Tour event in mid-June. As ...
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CitraZoy Grass Viewed from a top focal view
CitraZoy™ Delivers Better Winter Color
CitraZoy™ Zoysiagrass is a newly commercially released zoysiagrass from the University of Florida. Compared to other Florida grass variety options, ...
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Loxahatchee Club
Latitude 36® Adds to the Beauty of the Loxahatchee Club
Often described as a "shot makers course", the Loxahatchee Club in Jupiter, Florida is a Jack Nicklaus masterpiece. Set over ...
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Dr. Kevin Kenworthy
CitraZoy is Developed for Disease Resistance
Until EMPIRE® Zoysia came along, zoysias had a troubled past in Florida. One of the issues is the Florida weather ...
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Roberto Gurgel at the 2021 Texas ASLA Conference.
Sod Solutions Returns to Trade Shows for the First Time in Over a Year
COVID-19 canceled most 2020 trade shows and forced others to move to a virtual format. Now there is light at ...
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CitraZoy Zoysiagrass -fine bladed
CitraZoy is a New, Finer-bladed Grass Option for Florida Lawns
CitraZoy™ Zoysiagrass is a newly commercially released zoysiagrass from the University of Florida. The variety is a finer-bladed zoysiagrass than ...
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McCall Sod Farm
McCall Sod Farm’s business remains strong after 54 years in the Florida panhandle
In 1971, three local businessmen bought a sod farm located on Highway 231 about six miles north of Panama City, ...
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The Increasing Demand for Warm Season Grasses in California
The Increasing Demand for Warm Season Grasses in California
The California turfgrass industry has seen a major transition from cool-season grasses to warm-season grasses in recent years. Larry LeMay, ...
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