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Research Project: USNA Turf Initiative Cooperative Agreement

Location: Floral and Nursery Plants Research

Project Number: 8020-21000-085-02-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2020
End Date: Aug 31, 2022

Objective:
The objective of this Agreement is to partner with the Cooperator in establishing and maintaining turf research plots at the U.S. National Arboretum, and collect and analyze data as needed.

Approach:
Turf research plots will be set up by ARS and Cooperator staff at the U.S. National Arboretum. This will involve site preparation, seeding, sodding, fertilizing, and irrigation. Plots will be monitored and data on turf performance will be collected and analyzed.