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Friday, November 12, 2010
Dr. Lee Berndt Presents Turf Research at Agronomy Meetings
Dr. William L. (Lee) Berndt, Vice President, Research and Development for Environmental Turf, Inc., presented three research papers at the 2010 annual joint meetings of the American Society for Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, and Crop Science Society of America, in Long Beach, CA.

Friday, October 15, 2010
Ft. McCoy Farms Grows Environmentally Friendly Turf In Ocala
Ft. McCoy Farms, located in Ocala, Florida, has been selected as a licensed sod producer of UltimateFlora® Zoysia, an environmentally friendly turfgrass

Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Cimser Named Licensed Producer of Environmentally Friendly SeaDwarf® in Turkey
First sod producer on European continent to grow this drought tolerant grass

Monday, July 12, 2010
What's Greener than Grass? A grass developed to be green!
UltimateFlora® Zoysia to be on display at Southeast Builders Conference in Orlando.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Orara Turf Named Licensed Producer of SeaDwarf in Australia
SeaDwarf to be ready for harvest soon from Australian licensee's farm in Coff's Harbour, NSW

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Environmental Turf Wins 8 National Marketing Awards
ET President Stacie Zinn awarded prestigious Gardner Award for Writing/Marketing Communications

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Berndt joins Environmental Turf
Dr. William L. "Lee" Berndt named Vice President, Research & Development

Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Perspectives on Paspalum seminar yields new research & insights.
PowerPoints, videos now available online

Wednesday, July 22, 2009
SEBC: Downloadable Press Kit
Grass Earns Builders Green Credits

Friday, July 17, 2009
Paspalum Seminar Event Scheduled
Perspectives on Paspalum, a seminar and golf outing that focuses on management issues of Seashore Paspalum grass, will be held Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina...more

Friday, June 19, 2009
For 2nd Year in a Row, Environmental Turf Named Turf & Ornamental Company of the Year
Environmental Turf, Inc., was named Turf & Ornamental Company of the Year for the second year in a row, at the BoardRoom “Excellence in Achievement” Awards announced Sunday, June 14th at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida...more

Thursday, June 18, 2009
UltimateFlora® Zoysia featured on the TODAY Show & DIY's Desperate Landscapes
UltimateFlora® Zoysia grass from Environmental Turf was spotlighted before a nationwide audience on NBC’s TODAY Show. In partnership with DIY Cable Network’s Desperate Landscapes home improvement television show, the TODAY Show held a national contest to find America’s Most Desperate Landscape and offered a free home exterior and lawn makeover to a lucky homeowner...more

Monday, June 1, 2009
Rivers Edge Converts to SeaDwarf in 2009
Rivers Edge Golf Club in Shallotte, NC, will be closing June 1st, 2009 for two months to convert the putting surfaces to environmentally friendly SeaDwarf ® Seashore Paspalum turfgrass, Signature Golf Group, the Myrtle Beach, SC, based management company, announced...more

Monday, June 1, 2009
Indian Sun Turf Grows Environmentally Friendly Turf in Martin County, Florida
Environmental Turf, Inc., is proud to announce that Indian Sun Turf, located in Indiantown, Florida, has been selected as a licensed sod producer of UltimateFlora® Zoysia, an environmentally friendly turfgrass...more

Monday, May 18, 2009
Environmental Turf Wins 5 National Marketing Awards
From a field of more than 400 entries from leading manufacturers, companies and public relations agencies in the green industry, Environmental Turf won a total of two First-place awards and three Merit awards from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association...more

Thursday, April 16, 2009
K&R Turf Farm Grows Environmentally Friendly Grass in Gainesville, Florida
Environmental Turf is proud to welcome K&R Turf Farm as a licensed producer of UltimateFlora® Zoysia grass in Florida...more

Friday, March 13 2009
Pine Lakes Country Club Reopens
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, golf course is the farthest north to date to be grassed with environmentally friendly SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum grass...more

Monday, January 19, 2009
IBS: Downloadable Press Kit
Now More Than Ever: ‘Green Building’ & low water use grasses help builders stand out in tough economy...more

Friday, October 3, 2008
Low Water Use Natural Grass Latest Trend Presented at ASLA Conference
ASLA Fact Sheet
ASLA Downloadable Press Kit
Low water use grasses from Environmental Turf were the latest trend presented at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2008 Annual Meeting and EXPO held in Philadelphia...more

Wednesday, July 30, 2008
SEBC: Downloadable Press Kit

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Environmental Turf Wins 9 National Awards

Friday, May 16, 2008
Defining Drought Tolerance

Thursday, April 3, 2008
UltimateFlora Zoysia qualifies for 2 points toward Green Certification.
Florida Green Building Coalition lists grass on website...more

Wednesday, February 13, 2008
International Builders Show: Downloadable Press Kit
Environmentally friendly grass saves drinking water, meets Green Building standards...more

Monday, February 4, 2008
Environmental Turf Named Turf & Ornamental Company of the Year at the
Golf Industry Show

Environmental Turf, Inc., was named Turf & Ornamental Company of the Year at the 2007 BoardRoom “Excellence in Achievement” Awards announced January 31st during the Golf Industry Show in Orlando....more

Friday, October 5, 2007
ASLA CONFERENCE NEWS: Environmentally Friendly Grass Saves Drinking Water
At the Annual Conference of the American Society of Landscape Architects held in San Francisco, the cost and availability of water to irrigate landscapes was on the minds of attendees. Florida-based company Environmental Turf addressed those concerns with environmentally friendly turfgrasses that save drinking water supplies while also providing green lawns, golf courses and sports fields for families to enjoy...more

Wednesday, July 11, 2007
“Green” Lawn for a “Green” Home
UltimateFlora Zoysia Chosen for 2nd Year in a Row as Environmentally Friendly Grass for New Southern Home Lawn...more

Tuesday, July 10, 2007
SeaDwarf Now Licensing in Australia
For a limited time, a license to produce SeaDwarf Seashore Paspalum in Australia is offered to Australian turfgrass producers...more

Friday, July 6, 2007
UF Grad Grows UF Grass
Environmental Turf, Inc., is proud to announce that Best Florida Sod in Earleton has been selected as a licensed sod producer of UltimateFlora Zoysia, an environmentally friendly turfgrass developed by turf breeders at the University of Florida. Best Florida Sod is owned and operated by Eilam Arad, a 2003 graduate of University of Florida with a degree in Business Administration with a major in finance. A native of Israel, Arad has 7 years of experience in the turf industry in Florida...more

Friday, June 29, 2007
Gulf Kist Sod Grows Environmentally Friendly UltimateFlora™ Zoysia Turf In Florida
Environmental Turf, Inc., is proud to announce that Gulf Kist Sod has been selected as a licensed sod producer of UltimateFlora Zoyia, an environmentally friendly turfgrass. Gulf Kist is producing UltimateFlora Zoysia at the company’s farm operations in Central Florida in Sebring, and on Florida’s East Coast in Vero Beach...more

Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Ali'i Turf Grows Environmentally Friendly Turf in Hawai'i
Environmental Turf, Inc., is proud to announce that Ali’i Turf has been selected as the company’s only licensed sod producer of SeaDwarf Seashore Paspalum, an environmentally friendly turfgrass, in the Hawaiian Islands...more

Tuesday, April 3, 2007
SeaDwarf® Courses High In Golf Digest State-By-State Rankings
Golf courses in Florida and California that are grassed with SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum, an environmentally friendly turfgrass from Environmental Turf, are high in the Golf Digest State-by-State rankings just released. The rankings published in the May 2007 issue of Golf Digest are available online today...more

Friday, March 20, 2007
SeaDwarf® Course Named Honorable Mention in List of Best Florida Residential Courses
Tuscany Reserve, a residential golf course grassed with environmentally friendly SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum turfgrass, was named an honorable mention...more

Friday, March 9, 2007
SeaDwarf® Turf Dominates List Of Top International Courses
3 of 4 winning courses grassed with this environmentally friendly turfgrass
SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum, an environmentally friendly turfgrass from Environmental Turf, continues to rack up favorable reviews and world rankings...more

Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Three SeaDwarf® Courses Named to America’s Top 100 Golf Communities
Three Florida golf courses grassed with SeaDwarf® Seashore Paspalum turfgrass from Environmental Turf were named to Travel & Leisure Golf’s list of America’s Top 100 Golf Communities...more

Friday, September 1, 2006
Two Showcase Homes Choose UltimateFlora™ Zoysia As Lawn
UltimateFlora™ Zoysia, a new environmentally friendly turfgrass developed by the University of Florida and marketed by Environmental Turf, has been selected for the home lawns of two nationally recognized showcase home projects...more

Monday, July 17, 2006
Trick Shot Artist & Instructor Mike Calbot, Endorser Of SeaDwarf®, Celebrates 25 Years Of “The Golf Doctor” Golf Tips Show On T.V.
Internationally renown Trick Shot Artist and Golf Instructor Mike Calbot celebrates 25 years in 2006 as “The Golf Doctor” in Southwest Florida...more

Tuesday, June 6, 2006
Environmentally Friendly Plantation Preserve Golf Course Opens
Environmentally friendly is the operative term at the brand new and completely redesigned 18-hole golf course at Plantation Preserve Golf Course & Club...more

Wednesday, May 17, 2006
Environmental Turf Wins 6 National Marketing Awards
Competing against the marketing campaigns of industry powerhouse corporations such as Syngenta, Bayer and John Deere...more

Monday, March 27, 2006
Settlement Reached In Seadwarf™ Case
Patent and Marketing Rights to Premium SeaDwarf(TM) Seashore Paspalum Turfgrass Clarified...more

Thursday, February 9, 2006
The Next Big Thing: Seashore Paspalum Goes Mainstream
Once considered a niche grass, Seashore Paspalum is now regarded by many in the golf industry as “the next big thing” in golf course turfgrass...more

Friday, January 6, 2006
“The Golf Doctor” Mike Calbot Welcomed In China
Estero-based Trick Shot Artist and Golf Instructor Mike Calbot recently returned from a two week working golf tour of the Peoples Republic of China...more

Tuesday, September 20, 2005
The Golf Doctor Treats Crowds In Germany
Mike “The Golf Doctor” Calbot, who endorses SeaDwarf™ Seashore Paspalum as a player-friendly turfgrass for use on golf courses, once again wowed spectators at a European PGA Tour event...more

Friday, July 15, 2005
Vanatta Selected For Panel
Mike Vanatta, international sales director for turfgrass marketer Environmental Turf, has been selected as a panelist for a day-long seminar and field tour sponsored by the Sports Turf Managers Association, Florida Chapter #1...more

Thursday, July 14, 2005
Limited License Period For University Of Florida Grasses Now Open
The initial Florida licensing period for four new turfgrasses is now open through August 31, 2005. Florida Sod Producers may now sign up...more

Tuesday, July 5, 2005
Seadwarf Earns Endorsement Of “The Golf Doctor” Mike Calbot
Environmental Turf, worldwide marketer of environmentally friendly turfgrasses, recently announced that internationally known PGA Tour Instructor and Trick Shot Artist Mike Calbot...more

Sunday, April 22, 2005
A World Of Firsts: Seadwarf Golf Course Holds First Tournament
Inaugural Lexus Naples Intercollegiate Invitational Played at Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club...more

Thursday, February 24, 2005
World’s First Wall-to-Wall Seadwarf™ Seashore Paspalum Golf Course Named in “Ten Best New Private Golf Courses” by Travel & Leisure Golf
Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club in Naples, Florida, the world’s first golf course to be grassed entirely with SeaDwarf™ Seashore Paspalum …more

Thursday, February 10, 2005
Grasses Designed to Replace St. Augustine & Bermudagrass
Four New Environmentally Friendly Turfgrasses Unveiled by University of Florida & Environmental Turf at Golf Industry Show…more

August 20, 2004
Seashore Paspalum Field Day to Benefit Turfgrass Research Scheduled, Presented by FTGA, Environmental Turf & University of Florida
An educational field day to benefit Florida turfgrass research is scheduled for Friday, October 8, 2004, at the Emerald Island Turf farm in Avon Park…more

June 07, 2004
Seminar Approved For CEU's
The Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America (GCSAA) recently approved an educational program titled Seashore Paspalum: An Update on Performance for .10 GCSAA educational…more

April 22, 2004
America's First Wall-to-Wall SeaDwarf Golf Course Opens
The nation's first golf course to be grassed wall-to-wall with SeaDwarf™ Seashore Paspalum opened today at Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club near Naples, Florida…more



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