"While industry and technology have provided jobs and goods to make life easier, the effect on the environment has been substantial. We can help restore this precious earth with something as simple as turfgrass – the earth’s living skin."

- Doug Fender, TPI Executive Director 1983 – 2004

Donations

In 1955, The Lawn Institute was created as a not-for-profit corporation to assist and encourage through research and education the improvement of lawns and sports turf. Since then, the Institute has been one of the most respected authorities in the world among turf professionals and scientists for monitoring, reporting, and interpreting the latest advances in turfgrass research, landscape horticulture, and agronomic science. The Lawn Institute conducts its own research program which funds some of the world's highest regarded turf scientist to fill gaps in our knowledge.

One Time Donation Monthly Donation Forever Green

The Lawn Institute would like to thank the following Turfgrass Producers International members for their generous contribution and support of turfgrass research and education. Please see the chart below for information on our donor programs.

Forever Green
  • Hank & Mary Kerfoot (Modern Turf)


2019 Gold Benefactor

  • Bethel Farms - Will Nugent
  • Brouwer Kesmac - Gerry Brouwer
  • Carolina Green Corp. - Chad Price
  • Central Turf Farms, Inc - Keith Wittig
  • Green Velvet Sod - Randy Tischer
  • Jasperson Sod Farm - Randy Jasperson
  • Kingston Turf Farms - Brian Bouchard
  • Locus Agricultural Solutions - David Bradley
  • Magnum - Steven Dover
  • Progressive Turf Equipment Inc - Luke Janmaat
  • Saratoga Sod Farm, Inc. - Steve Griffen
  • SelecTurf Inc. - Jim Keeven
  • Sod Solutions - Tobey Wagner
  • Texas Sod Leasing - Chance Stone
  • Zander Sod Farm - Claus Zander


2019 Green Partner

  • A-1 Turf Farm - Doyle Anderton
  • Australian Lawn Concepts - John Keleher
  • Bladerunner Farms, Inc. - David Doguet
  • Columbus Turf Nursery - Daniel Huggett
  • Coombs Sod Farms, LLC - John Coombs
  • DeBuck's Sod Farm of NY, Inc. - Greg DeBuck
  • Eagle Lake Professional Landscape Supply - Eric Heuver
  • Graff's Turf Farms, Inc. - Amy Graff
  • Greenhorizons Group - Steven Schiedel
  • Halter Sod Farm - Tom Halter
  • Harmony Outdoor Brands - Mike Pope
  • Heritage Turf, Inc. - Ronald Nixon
  • Hydro Straw/Summit Seed - Ed Lee
  • Modern Turf, Inc. - Hank Kerfoot
  • NG Turf - Aaron McWhorter
  • R & R Products - Tom Rogers
  • Sales Midwest - Tim Wollesen
  • Trebro Manufacturing Inc. - Gregg Tvetene
  • Turf Mountain Sod, Inc. - Linda Bradley

2019 500 Club Members

  • A & W Southern Sod Farm - William Head
  • All Season Grass, Inc. - Irene Gavranovic-Sipes
  • Aqua Yield - Clark Bell
  • Biograss Sod Farm - Warren Bell
  • Blue Valley Sod, Inc. - Bob Weerts
  • Bos Sod Farm - Peter Bos
  • Cameron Financial Services - Darryl Yochem
  • Central Sod Farms of Maryland, Inc. - Tom Warpinski
  • Central Turf Farms - Earl Halley
  • Central Turf Farms, Inc. - Herman Wittig
  • Chickasha Grass & Sod Farm - Oscar Nelson
  • Coolabah Turf - Brad Shearer
  • Coosa Valley Turf Farms - Thomas Wolf
  • DG Turf Farm, Inc. - Michele Gibson
  • Evergreen Turf, Inc. - Jeff Nettleton
  • Evergreen Turf, Inc. - Jimmy Fox
  • Geoponics Corp. - Robin Wicker
  • Green Acres Turf Farm - Gary Youmans
  • Heartland Turf Farms - Tom Keeven
  • Ike Thomas
  • JB Instant Lawn, Inc. - Mark Tribbett
  • Laytonsville Landscaping, Inc. - Doug Lechlider
  • Louis DeLea & Son, Inc. - Rick DeLea
  • McPheeters Turf Inc. - William McPheeters
  • Manderley Turf Products Inc. - Wayne Moloughney
  • NG Turf - Merett Alexander
  • Northern Hills Sod Farm LLC - Roch Bestgen
  • Oakwood Sod Farm, Inc. - Gary Wilber
  • Oregon Turf & Tree Farms - Tom DeArmond
  • Prime Sod - Ryan Thomas
  • R.B. Farms LLC - Robbie Brady
  • Reid Sod Farm - Randall Reid
  • RTF Turf Producers Association - Jenny Carritt
  • Shamrock Turf - Mark Johnson
  • SiteOne Landscape Supply, LLC - Michelle Williams
  • Sod Solutions - Linda Moyer
  • Somerset Seed & Sod, Inc. - Andy Hutchison
  • Sporting Valley Turf Farms - Matt Wimer
  • STEC Equipment, Inc - David Taylor
  • Texas Sod Leasing - Don Stone
  • Thomas Turfgrass - Emory Thomas
  • Todd Valley Farms, Inc. - Wayne  Thorson
  • Tri-Turf Sod Farms, Inc. - Jason Pooler
  • Tuckahoe Turf Farms - James Betts
  • Utterback Sod Farm - David Utterback
  • Vandemark Farms LLC - Keaton Vandemark
  • West Coast Turf - John Foster
  • Winstead Turf Farms, Inc. - Bobby Winstead

 

 Donor Programs

ALL DONATIONS MADE TO THE LAWN INSTITUTE ARE FINAL

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