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2015 Turfgrass Research Field Day
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Get the latest information from the specialists at Ohio State and learn about projects being conducted at the OTF Research Facility.

When: Tuesday, August 11th
8:00 AM
Where: OTF Research & Education Facility
2710 North Star Road
Columbus, Ohio  43221
United States
Contact: Ohio Turfgrass Foundation

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Parking Instructions:

From 315

  • Head WEST on Lane Avenue
  • Turn RIGHT onto Kenny Road
  • Turn LEFT onto Carmack Road
  • Follow the signs to the parking lot

If using GPS or a map application, use the following address:

2501 Carmack Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221


REMINDER!!! Parking for Field Day is in the East Field. Enter through the WATERMAN FARM Entrance off of KENNY ROAD.



8:00 - 9:00 AM

Welcome & Announcements

9:00 AM

Education Sessions

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM


12:00 - 1:00 PM
Soft drinks provided by John Deere Landscapes
Dessert Provide by Trupointe

Afternoon Sessions

1:00 - 2:00 PM

ODA Credits Approved (see below for approved sessions)
GCSAA Education Points Available = 0.35

Sessions include:

  • Gray Leaf Spot Forecasting, Dr. Francesca Peduto Hand
  • Fungicide Updates for Golf, Joe Rimelspach & Todd Hicks (Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • Granular Fungicide Evaluation, Joe Rimelspach & Todd Hicks (Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • Herbicide Efficacy During Spring & Summer Seeding, Amanda Folck & David Gardner (collaboration with Pam Sherratt - Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • Poa Cure Updates, Eva Fang (Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • Trials & Tribulations of Bermudagrass in Northern Climates, Matt Williams
  • Plant Responses to Acidovorax, Arly Drake 
  • Putting Green Management, Dr. Karl Danneberger and Gail Gu (Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • How to Kill Weeds!, Dr. David Gardner (Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • Turf Insect Management for Golf Courses, Jennifer Andon (Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • Turf Insect Management for Lawns & Sports Fields, Dr. David Shetlar (Cat. 8, 0.5 hr)
  • Updates in Ground Penetrating Radar for Putting Greens, Dr. Barry Allred and Dr. Ed McCoy

Afternoon sessions (applied for CORE):

  • Herbicides & Environmental Fate, Dr. David Gardner (CORE, 0.5 hr)
  • Pesticides & Environmental Fate, Dr. David Shetlar (CORE, 0.5 hr) 

PLUS!!! Take the opportunity to ask questions of your peers and the Turf Team on the latest issues impacting your programs.

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