Rex N. LawsonRex N. Lawson

Turfgrass Laboratory Research Assistant

M.S., Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (1990) – Major: Agronomy – Soil Science
B.S., Univ. of Florida (1999) – Major: Horticultural Science – Environ. Hort.
B.S., Univ. of Florida (1987) – Major: Agronomy

4253 Experiment Rd., Hwy.182
Jay, FL 32565

Telephone: (850) 995-3720 Ext. 138
Fax: (850) 995-3723


Turfgrass Laboratory Research Assistant


  • Assists the Extension Turfgrass Specialist in experiment layout and establishment of turfgrass research trials focused on improving turf best management practices.
  • Collects and processes visual and instrument-derived data in preparation for statistical analysis.
  • Oversees biotech research compliance monitoring programs.
  • Reviews literature and prepares documents as assigned by the Turfgrass Specialist.
  • Responsible for maintenance of the Weed-Turf Support Lab and its facilities.

Courses Taught

SOS3022L Introduction to Soils in the Environment Lab