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Join us for Turfgrass Research Field Day to learn about the latest products and practices that can increase your efficiency, save you money and enhance the quality of your playing surfaces or customers' properties. MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED TO BE GUARANTEED LUNCH.

8/9/2016
When: August 9, 2016
8:00am
Where: OTF Research & Education Facility
2710 North Star Road
Columbus, Ohio  43221
United States
Contact: Ohio Turfgrass Foundation
614.285.4683


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AGENDA:

8:00 am - 9:00 am  Registration (includes breakfast snacks)

9:00 am - 9:15 am  Welcome

9:30 am - 12:00 pm  Plot rotations

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm  Lunch (included for pre-registered attendees)

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm  Afternoon session

FIELD DAY TOPICS:

 Presentation Title Presenter(s)
Description
Turfgrass Disease Update and Fungicide Trials (Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
Todd Hicks & Joe Rimelspach Presentation of field research discussing hot topic diseases of 2016 and chemical control solutions OSU is evaluating.  
Accurate Sprayer Calibration and Nozzle Selection for Golf (CORE - 0.5 hr)
Dr. Zane Raudenbush Demonstration on how to us the "spot on" sprayer calibration meter, 
Accurate Sprayer Calibration and Nozzle Selection for Lawns/Sports (CORE - 0.5 hr)
Dr. Zane Raudenbush Demonstration on how pulse-width-modulating nozzles work and how/when to buffer your spray tank.
Annual Bluegrass Weevil Updates for Golf Turf (Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
Dr. David Shetlar  Annual Bluegrass Weevil is continuing to expand its territory.  Get the latest results of OSU experiments to manage this weevil.
Billbug Updates for High Cut Turf (Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
Dr. David Shetlar New surveys are finding that our billbug population are more diverse than expected.  We are finding quite a few hunting billbugs, which have a much longer period of activity.
Weed Identification and Control in Turf (Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
Dr. David Gardner The latest products and recommendations for weed control.
Weed ID, Control Products, Review and Quiz (Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
Dr. David Gardner  
Important Diseases and Control of Landscape Ornamentals (Cat. 6A - 0.5 hr)
Dr. Francesca Peduto Hand Hands on session with diagnostic samples.
Assessing Playing Quality on Sports Fields
Pam Sherratt Tools, technology and techniques for maximizing your field's performance.
PGR Use on Putting Greens (Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
Dr. Karl Danneberger  
Wetting Agents and Their Use
Dr. Ed Nangle

  

 Bringing Your Turf Back this Fall
 Pam Sherratt
 

 

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