The Turfgrass program at Michigan State University is rich in history, tradition, and accolades.
For over 7 decades, our program has fostered students on campus in East Lansing, providing a world class education and opportunities.
Our research programs encompass: golf courses, athletic fields and home lawns, in all aspects including, construction, establishment and management.
Published on September 19, 2023
The MSU Turf School, Dec. 11-14, 2023, is a four-day short course designed to teach the basics of turfgrass science as well as the practical techniques of managing turfgrass.
Published on September 14, 2023
Collect weed seeds September-October to submit for herbicide resistance screening.
Published on July 28, 2023
MSU Turf spreads the word about developing better grass for big events – and more
Published on April 10, 2023
Recent rainfall events caused flooding on golf courses, lawns and other turf areas. Depending on how long the turf was submerged and whether soil deposition occurred will determine whether turf survives.
Published on June 13, 2022
Suspected annual bluegrass weevil has been initially identified on a golf course in southeast Michigan. This is a significant pest for golf course turf, especially annual bluegrass, and if confirmed will be the first occurrence in Michigan.