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LATEST NEWS - The National Turfgrass Federation is now partnering with the U.S. National Arboretum in developing an initiative exploring turfgrass and the turfgrass industry. The initiative, entitled ‘Grass Roots', will run for four years and features an outdoor turfgrass exhibit, as well as programs, symposia, demonstrations, workshops and so much more. The industry's help is requested to raise the $400,000 required to construct the turf exhibit, develop Grass Roots , as well as hire a full-time Coordinator. Information on Grass Roots can be found on the left side of our main page.



A four year Initiative that focuses on the uses, management,, benefits and value of turf.
More Information on Grass Roots

  Grass Roots is a Cooperative Initiative of the U.S. National Arboretum, USDA-ARS and the National Turfgrass Federation, Inc.

‘Grass Roots' Sponsors

PLATINUM ($50,000+)

GOLD ($25,000+)

rrigation Assiciation

SILVER ($10,000+)




BRONZE (UP TO $10,000)


Project Evergreen

Maryland Turfgrass Association

Atlantic Seed Association