WA Turfgrass Seed Industry
The growers of Turfgrass Seed in Washington voted to establish the Washington Turfgrass Seed Commission for the purposes of funding research in the production, processing, or distribution of turfgrass seed, collecting and disseminating information on turfgrass seed and turfgrass seed by-products, and establishing and conducting programs to develop markets for turfgrass seed and byproducts, including straw utilization projects. In accordance with the marketing order, the Washington Turfgrass Seed Commission collects assessments from growers to pursue its purposes.
Turfgrass Seed Varietals Grown in WA State
The Washington Turfgrass Seed Commission collects commission on the following varieties of grass seed grown east of the Cascade Mountains:
(Forage fescue and reclamation grass seed varieties are excluded from the Washington Turfgrass Seed Commission’s marketing order, along with all grass seed produced west of the Cascade Mountains in Washington.)
Creeping Red Fescue
6601 W Deschutes Ave., Suite C-2, Kennewick, WA 99336