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2017 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina Now Available

May 18, 2017
by Grady Miller

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In March 2017, North Carolina State University conducted the third annual survey to examine inventory and pricing of North Carolina sod.

Overview:

  • Supply of bermudagrass is slightly better than 2016 but still considered less than the demand.
  • Supply of zoysiagrass is expected to be lower in 2017 compared to 2016.
  • The price of sod is likely to remain similar to last year though there will be an increase in some markets for particular grasses.
  • The supply of tall fescue is projected to be better in 2017 than in 2016.
  • Growers are currently adding acreage.
  • The primary markets for North Carolina sod producers are landscape contractors.

Read the entire 2017 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina here