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 April 13, 2022
Understand your spring blooming lawn and garden weeds for better control.
Published on January 24, 2022
Led by the University of Minnesota, the group received an $8M USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative grant
Michigan Turfgrass Foundation makes $1 million lead gift to Michigan State University to endow a chair in Turfgrass Pathology
Published on January 5, 2022
A $1 million gift from the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation to the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) launches a $5 million campaign to endow the Joe Vargas Chair in Turfgrass Pathology.
Published on October 21, 2021
Fall armyworms were recently observed causing damage on a research putting green at the MSU Hancock Turfgrass Research Center.
Published on September 24, 2021
A fall armyworm outbreak is now causing damage to lawns, golf courses and other turfgrass in some places in Michigan.