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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.

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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The 13-year Development History of CitraZoy
The 13-year Development History of CitraZoy
Funded by Florida sod farms, CitraZoy Zoysiagrass was developed by UF for the Florida market. This is a timeline of ...
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CitraZoy Virtual Field Day, Oct. 28, 2020
CitraZoy Zoysiagrass – Virtual Field Day
Christian Broucqsault and Justin Wallace go over the latest from the CitraZoy program in this producer-focused field day on October ...
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Payne Sod Farm to Become Wholesale Contract Grower for H & E Sod Nursery
Payne Sod Farm to Become Wholesale Contract Grower for H & E Sod Nursery
Two major sod farms in Illinois are joining forces and making a major transition to kick off the 2021 season ...
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Emory Thomas
Thomas Turfgrass: “Living the Dream”
Thomas Turfgrass is a longtime, well-known sod producer and installation business in Wharton, Texas. The sod company prides itself on ...
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