About The Foundation

Accomplishments

The generous support of our donors along with the hard work of the individuals working with our research grants has resulted in enormous strides for turfgrass research.


  • We were the first foundation to have a Memorial Turfgrass Library in its name. The O.J. Noer Memorial Turfgrass Collection is located at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.
  • Our foundation is the first of its kind to have established an investment fund to ensure continued financial support for turfgrass research.
  • The advanced degrees achieved through Noer grants help develop the future leaders and professionals of the turf grass industry.