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UMass Extension Turf Program

Research

Knowledge gained through decades of focused turfgrass research conducted at the University of Massachusetts informs every aspect of our teaching and outreach efforts. This section contains detailed information in regard to current and on-going research projects.

Featured Research Projects

In-depth profiles of key studies underway at the University.  These projects may fit an important theme or seek to solve high-profile problems.

Research Summaries

Contains detailed information about recent, current, or upcoming turf research projects. A listing of articles, abstracts, reports, data and other pieces produced by the researchers of the UMass Turf Program. Files are arranged by category.

The Joseph Troll Turf Research Center

Some facts about the Joseph Troll Turf Research Center in South Deerfield, MA; the center of UMass Turf Program's field research universe.

UMass Turf Research Field Day

UMass Turf Research Field Day is presented on a bi-annual basis to highlight the wide range of research projects currently taking place at the UMass Joseph Troll Turf Research Center in South Deerfield, MA as well as on research being conducted at other locations by University of Massachusetts Turf Program faculty, staff, and graduate students.