Jeffrey "Vern" Borger Receives the 2023 George Hamilton Distinguished Service Award

​The Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council's Dr. George W. Hamilton, Jr. ​Distinguished Service Award is presented to individuals who have exhibited outstanding service to the turfgrass industry. The award is considered PTC’s highest individual honor and recipients are recognized by the membership in a formal ceremony at the Penn State Golf Turf Conference. The 2023 Award was presented to Jeff Borger.


Penn State Turf and Ornamental Field Day

On August 1, 2023, Penn State hosted the Turf and Ornamental Field Day. Field Day provides professional turfgrass and landscape managers with educational opportunities geared toward the green industry.

State FFA Turfgrass Career Development Event (CDE)

Pennsylvania high school students attended FFA Activities Week the second week of June at Penn State's University Park campus. The Turfgrass CDE was one of many competitive events offered.