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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.

Sod Solutions Professionals Welcomes Craig Potts
Sod Solutions Professionals Welcomes Craig Potts
After 27 years spearheading turfgrass operations for Texas A&M Athletics, Craig Potts joins Sod Solutions Professionals as Project Manager. In ...
Mississippi State University Releases Celebration Hybrid™ Bermudagrass
Mississippi State University Releases Celebration Hybrid™ Bermudagrass
Mississippi State University’s Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station officially released Celebration Hybrid™ Bermudagrass (experimental name MSB 1017) at the 2022 ...
Secrets to Success: Latitude 36® Bermudagrass at Bryant-Denny Stadium
Secrets to Success: Latitude 36® Bermudagrass at Bryant-Denny Stadium
An inside look at Latitude 36® Bermudagrass in Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium ...
Sod Farm Manager Retires from Duda Sod After Four Decades
Sod Farm Manager Retires from Duda Sod After Four Decades
Shaun O'Brien, farm manager at Duda Sod’s Lake Placid farm, will retire after 42 years of working for the company ...
Nashville SC Starts Season with MLS Proven Bermudagrass
Nashville SC Starts Season with MLS Proven Bermudagrass
Most people take old desk supplies or some new ideas with them from one job to the next. But Nashville ...
NC State University Releases Sola™, the Newest St. Augustinegrass
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 ...
From Farm to Capitol: Keith Truenow's Political Roots Run Deep in Agriculture
From Farm to Capitol: Keith Truenow’s Political Roots Run Deep in Agriculture
Keith Truenow, founder of Lake Jems Farms in Mount Dora, Florida was elected to the House of Representatives for District ...
North Carolina State University’s Art Bruneau Looks Back on a Distinguished Career
North Carolina State University’s Art Bruneau Looks Back on a Distinguished Career
Art Bruneau, Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Faculty at NCSU’s Crop and Soil Department has played an important role in the ...
Dedication to Agriculture is the "Way of Life" for Dr. Jim Bostick
Dedication to Agriculture is the “Way of Life” for Dr. Jim Bostick
Dr. Jim Bostick has spent his entire life working in agriculture. Currently the Executive Vice President of the Alabama Crop ...
Georgia’s McLemore Club Features Two Top Performing Bermudagrasses
Georgia’s McLemore Club Features Two Top Performing Bermudagrasses
The McLemore Golf Course and Country Club, located on Lookout Mountain in Rising Fawn, GA sought a cold-tolerant grass with ...
Horizon Grass Farms Thrives as Business Transitions into Third Generation
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 ...
Doug Estes and Bobby Winstead of Winstead Turf Farms.
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 ...