Current Projects

Category ID# Project Title University 2020 Support
Environment 2016-03-550 Creating Cost Savings Opportunities based on a Carbon Footprint Analysis using CarbonSave: Demonstration and Analysis for Four Dirverse Golf Courses Environmental & Turf Services, Inc. No-cost Extension
Environment 2018-19-669 Simulation of Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Zoysiagrass Fairway Kansas State University No-cost Extension
Environment 2020-01-706 Community Values of Golf Courses: Building capacity to evaluate Natural Capital on Golf Courses throughout the United States Regents of the University of Minnesota 90,000
Environment 2020-10-715 Golf course biodiversity project: Facilitating abundance and biodiversity of at-risk taxa on golf course ecosystems Loyola University Chicago 20,000
Genetics and Breeding 1983-01-001 Breeding and Evaluation of Kentucky Bluegrass, Tall Fescue, Perennial Ryegrass and Bentgrass for Turf Rutgers University 10,000
Genetics and Breeding 2018-11-661 Evaluation of Activity of a Fungal Endophyte Antifungal Protein Against Dollar Spot Infected Creeping Bentgrass Rutgers University 40,000
Genetics and Breeding 2019-15-685 Deciphering the relationship between environmentally induced epigenetic modification and dwarfism in greens-type Poa annua L The Pennsylvania State University 33,972
Genetics and Breeding 2003-36-278 Buffalograss Breeding and Genetics University of Nebraska-Lincoln 60,000
Genetics and Breeding 2016-01-551 Development of Seed and Vegetatively Propagated Bermudagrass Varieties Improved in Turf Quality and Stress Tolerance  Oklahoma State University 50,000
Genetics and Breeding 2016-34-604 Identification of bermudagrass and zoysiagrass with green color retention at low temperature USDA-FRRL 45,000
Genetics and Breeding 2016-38-608 Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass cultivar response to winter dormancy University of Florida 34,800
Genetics and Breeding 2017-11-621 Development of Seeded Zoysiagrass Cultivars with Improved Turf Quality and High Seed Yield Texas A&M University 30,000
Genetics and Breeding 2017-14-624 Development of Shade-Tolerant Bermudagrass Cultivars Suitable for Fine Turf Use Oklahoma State University No-cost Extension
Genetics and Breeding 2017-21-631 Improvement of Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, and Kikuyugrass for Winter Color University of California-Riverside 50,000
Genetics and Breeding 2018-01-651 Development of Cold Hardy Zoysiagrass Cultivars for Golf Courses in the Transition Zone Texas A&M University 50,000
Genetics and Breeding 2018-02-652 Development of Cold Hardy Zoysiagrass Cultivars for Golf Courses in the Transition Zone Kansas State University 22,179
Genetics and Breeding 2018-03-653 Development of Cold Hardy Zoysiagrass Cultivars for Golf Courses in the Transition Zone Purdue University 16,919
Genetics and Breeding 2018-16-666 Exploring the Use of Coarse Zoysiagrass Phenotypes as a Low-Input Turf for Golf Course Roughs Purdue University 20,546
Genetics and Breeding 2020-11-716 Expression profiling of host plants and Ophiosphaerella spp. during infection and colonization of diseased and asymptomatic hosts Oklahoma State University 32,566
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-01-611 Effects of Deficit Irrigation and Rootzone Depth on Water Use and Drought Resistance of Warm-Season Fairways Oklahoma State University No-cost Extension
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-04-614 Bermudagrass Rough Conversion to No-Mow, Low-Input Grass Area University of California-Davis No-cost Extension
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-09-619 Smart Tools to Improve and Accelerate the Turfgrass Evaluation Process Oklahoma State University No-cost Extension
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-17-627 Satellite-Based Estimation of Actual Evapotranspiration of Golf Course Cool Season Turf Utah State University No-cost Extension
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-36-646 Soil Moisture Sensor Irrigation Scheduling in Bermudagrass [Cynodon dactylon (L.)] Fairways California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 15,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-37-647 Encouraging adoption of precision irrigation technology through on-course application and demonstration of water savings University of Minnesota 63,015
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-38-648 Comparison of Irrigation Scheduling Methods Kansas State University 39,811
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-04-654 Enhancing Water Conservation Through Remote Sensing Technology on Golf Courses Texas Tech University 15,812
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-05-655 Data-Driven Irrigation Scheduling Techniques for Managing Sand-Capped Fairways Texas A&M University 29,807
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-08-658 Long-Term Dynamics and Management Requirements of Sand-Capped Fairways Texas A&M University 36,187
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-09-659 Growing Degree Day Models to Guide PGR Application Rates University of Nebraska-Lincoln 40,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-14-664 On-Site Golf Course Evaluation of New Turfgrasses for Putting Greens University of Georgia-Tifton Campus 9,500
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-15-665 Evaluation of Warm-Season Species, Blends and Mixtures to Reduce Golf Course Rough Inputs National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) 15,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-05-675 Native Grasses and Alternative Groundcovers for the Southwest University of Arizona 15,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-08-678 Alternate cover approaches to prevent winter injury on ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens University of Arkansas 34,714
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-10-680 Building a Better Growth Model to Optimize Nitrogen Applications to Bentgrass Putting Greens University of Wisconsin - Madison 28,265
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-11-681 Targeted assessment of bermudagrass growth in a shaded environment Oklahoma State University 37,991
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-14-684 Physiological Regulation and Mitigation of Summer Decline of Annual Bluegrass Using Plant-Health Products  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 39,440
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-16-686 Best Management Practices for Ultradwarf Bermudagrass Survival and Management in the Transition Zone  Virginia Tech 30,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-17-687a Understanding Factors Associated with Successful Re-Establishment of Golf Course Putting Greens Following Winterkill University of Massachusetts 20,060
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-17-687b Understanding Factors Associated with Successful Re-Establishment of Golf Course Putting Greens Following Winterkill University of Minnesota 19,940
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-30-700 Mining GreenKeeper App Data to Quantify the Impact of Turf Research University of Nebraska-Lincoln 30,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-03-708 Topdressing sand size effects on mat layer development during treatment years 5 - 7 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 45,655
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-04-709 Effect of acidification on soil bicarbonate concentration, infiltration rate, and ryegrass performance New Mexico State University 38,860
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-05-710 Turfgrass under effluent water irrigation: Long-term data collection and model simulation to predict management effectiveness for minimizing salinization and sodification risks Colorado State University 10,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-06-711 Timings and rates of Proxy for suppression of annual bluegrass seed heads on putting greens Oregon State University 10,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-12-717 A simple, practical method for organic matter content determination by superintendents University of Nebraska – Lincoln 5,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-13-718 Combined field irrigation trials and economic analysis to investigate water conservation determinants, water saving potential, and the return on investment of multiple water management technologies and strategies University of California, Riverside 40,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-14-719 Long term effects of topdresssing and cultivation on an annual bluegrass putting green Oregon State University 10,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-06-676 Understanding and optimizing sampling methods for the Annual Bluegrass Weevil Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 9,955
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-08-713 Long-term suppression of turfgrass insect pests with native persistent entomopathogenic nematodes Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 9,955
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-09-714a Characterization of turfgrass plant induced defenses in response to annual bluegrass weevil feeding Michigan State University 11,600
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-09-714b Characterization of turfgrass plant induced defenses in response to annual bluegrass weevil feeding Pennsylvania State University 14,122
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-13-683 Kentucky bluegrass fairway establishment and drought tolerance under plant growth-promoting microorganisms (PGPMs) application North Dakota State University 6,206
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-20-670a Sclerotinia homoeocarpa Epidemiology and Resistance Development as Measured Through Improved Molecular Detection Techniques Rutgers University
35,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-20-670b Sclerotinia homoeocarpa Epidemiology and Resistance Development as Measured Through Improved Molecular Detection Techniques University of Wisconsin 35,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-20-670c Sclerotinia homoeocarpa Epidemiology and Resistance Development as Measured Through Improved Molecular Detection Techniques University of Massachusetts 35,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-02-672 Comparing iron sulfate versus chelated iron for the suppression of Microdochium patch on annual bluegrass putting greens in the absence and presence of phosphorous acid Oregon State University 10,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-03-673 Quantifying the long-term effects of alternative Microdochium patch management techniques on sand-based annual bluegrass putting green performance over multiple seasons Oregon State University 10,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-04-674 Biology and Management of Pythium Root Rot in Golf Course Putting Greens North Carolina State University 33,300
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-09-679 Using the Smith-Kerns Dollar Spot Model for precision management of dollar spot on golf course fairways University of Wisconsin - Madison 10,000
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-07-712 Quantify the effects of iron sulfate on the growth rate of Microdochium nivale in vitro and develop a protocol for quantifying the pH of iron sulfate amended growth media Oregon State University 17,400
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-16-721 Economic impact of take-all root rot on bermudagrass putting green management Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 25,474
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-12-682 Surfactants for water conservation and their impact on soil health New Mexico State University 14,661
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-07-657 Developing Methods to Diagnose Herbicide Resistance in Goosegrass University of Tennessee No-cost Extension
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-07-677 Progress toward solving the silvery-thread moss issue in cool-season putting greens University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Ohio State University; Texas Tech University 39,997
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-15-720 Improving weed control and playability in naturalized fine fescue areas Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 29,928
Outreach and Regional Grants 2019-18-688 Evaluating plant growth regulators and the soil surfactant Revolution® to alleviate drought stress in bermudagrass New Mexico State University 5,000
Outreach and Regional Grants 2019-20-690 Effects of soil water content on physiological parameters associated with annual bluegrass cold acclimation Michigan State University 5,000
Outreach and Regional Grants 2019-21-691 National Evaluation of New Zoysiagrasses Texas A&M University 5,000
Outreach and Regional Grants 2019-23-693 Determining Precise Light Requirements of Warm-Season Putting Greens University of Arkansas 5,000
Outreach and Regional Grants 2019-24-694 Comparing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Soil Microbial Populations from Turfgrass Fertilized with A Slow-Release Synthetic Fertilizer or an Organic Fertilizer University of Connecticut 8,967