Win your way to Super Bowl LIV

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Do you love football? Would you like to be part of the grounds crew for the Super Bowl? If you are at least a junior, Toro has an opportunity for you! All you need to do is write a 500-word typed essay describing where you see yourself professionally in five years and what you hope to accomplish during those five years. Then fill out the e-application form, attach your essay, resume and at least one reference letter from a professor or employer. The application may be found at:… Read More →

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Interns at Boot Ranch

Two turfgrass science students spent the summer in Fredericksburg working at Boot Ranch Golf Club as part of their degree program at Texas A&M. Their internship helped them learn more about the turfgrass industry.

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6th annual Aggie TurfCup held in College Station

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The Texas A&M Turfgrass Club held their 6th annual Aggie TurfCup last week in College Station. Congratulations to James Kimberly and Nick Patschke – the winning team! The TurfCup, held near the end of the spring semester, is a fun activity to wrap up another academic year. Good luck to the Turfgrass Science students as they head out for jobs and internships!

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April 9 Turfgrass Club Meeting

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Jim Thomas, owner of Thomas Turf Services, was the guest speaker at the April 9 Aggie Turf Club meeting. Thomas owns and operates a lab specializing in soil physical testing for golf courses and sports turf fields. He shared some of his insights into the turfgrass industry as well as some of the most common issues that come in to his lab.

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Turfgrass students volunteer for Big Event 2019

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Several members of the Texas A&M University Turfgrass Club came out March 30th for The Big Event, the largest one-day, student-run service project in the nation, joining tens of thousands of other Aggie students saying “Thank You” to the residents of Bryan and College Station. The Turfgrass students and Dr. Ben Wherley, the club’s advisor, joined forces with Elder Aid, a local organization that helps build and renovate houses and apartments for low income elderly in the community. They spent the day painting, tiling and doing landscape work.

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