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  • 18 Jan 2017 11:47 AM | Deleted user

    Wednesday February 22nd

     

    Registration, coffee and breakfast snacks - 8:00 - 9:00 AM
    Thanks to our breakfast partner, Green Velvet Sod Farms

     

    9:00 -10:00 am:  Pam Sherratt, OSU – Selecting Turfgrass Mixes & Blends for Sports Fields

     

    10:00 -11:00 am:  Dr. Ed Nangle, OSU ATI – The latest on turf pigments & dyes

     

    11:00 -12:00 pm:  Dr. Dave Shetlar, OSU - Insect control for sport field managers: watch out for label changes!

     

    LUNCH (provided)

     

    1:00 – 2:00 pm:  Dr. Karl Danneberger, OSU – Timing plant growth regulator applications using growing degree day models.

     

    2:00 – 3:00 pm:  Dr. Andy McNitt, Penn State – Athletic Field Drainage Concepts.

     

    3:00 – 5:00 pmTips from the Professionals (Four 30 minute sessions)

     

    Dr. John Street, OSU - Herbicides & seeding
    Matt Williams, OSU - Bermudagrass research update
    • Britt Barry, Dayton Dragons – Create award-winning mowing patterns
    • Ruth MulliganTEDx Columbus – Tips for effective communication

     

    5:30 pm: 
    Evening reception at The Varsity Club

    278 W. Lane Ave, Columbus

     

    Thursday February 23rd

     

    Registration, coffee and breakfast snacks - 7:30 - 8:00 AM

    Thanks to our breakfast partner, Green Velvet Sod Farms

     

    8:00 – 9:00am: Jim Belt, ODA – Pesticide regulatory update 

     

    9:00 – 10:00 am: Dr. Dave Gardner, OSU - Environmental fate of fertilizer applied to turfgrass.

     

    10:00 – 11:00 am: Jake Tyler, Toledo Mudhens - Hiring, training and scheduling - reaching new heights as a team.

     

    11:00 – 12:00 pm: Britt Barry, Dayton Dragons – Seasonal Maintenance Plan

     

    LUNCH (provided). Awards ceremony: “Sports Turf Student of the Year”

     

    1:00 – 1:30 pm: Jim Scott, Knox County Career Center - My experience with the next generation

     

    1:30 – 2.30 pm: Joe Rimelspach & Todd Hicks, OSU – Turfgrass disease update for 2017

     

    Award Attendee Certificates & Adjourn


    Registration Fees:
    OTF/OSTMA Members = $90 for a two day registration; $50 for a one day registration
    Non-Members = $140 for a two day registration; $75 for a one day registration


    Click here to register

  • 13 Jan 2017 1:10 PM | Deleted user

    2017 OTF/OSU Spring Tee Off Agenda

    Wednesday, February 22
    (0.70 GCSAA EPs)

    8:00 - 9:00 am
    Registration

    9:00 - 10:00 am
    Managing Summer Stress on Putting Greens - An Overview
    Dr. Karl Danneberger, Ohio State

    10:00 - 10:30 am
    Advantages of Turf-Type Tall Fescue Rough for Insect Suppression
    Dr. David Shetlar, Ohio State

    10:30 - 11:00 am
    Golf Course Insect Management - Superintendent Q & A
    (ODA Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
    Dr. David Shetlar, Ohio State

    11:00 - 11:30 am
    Spring Weed Control
    (ODA Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
    Dr. David Gardner, Ohio State

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm (Lunch)

    12:30 - 1:30 pm
    My Advice When Considering a Renovation
    Jason Mahl, Moraine Country Club

    1:30 - 2:15 pm
    My Take on What to Expect in 2017
    Zach Nicoludas, USGA

    2:15 - 2:30 pm
    Break

    2:30 - 3:30 pm
    Environmental Stream Restoration
    Hull & Associates

    3:30 - 4:00 pm
    My Life as a Golf Course Architect
    Jason Straka, Fry Straka Global Golf Course Design

    4:00 - 5:00 pm
    Something New for 2017: What We're Doing
    Group Discussion

    Thursday, February 23rd
    (0.65 GCSAA EPs)

    8:00 - 9:00 am
    Don't Be Afraid! Drones, Apps and Other Tools That Can Help
    Bill Brown, Turf Republic

    9:00 - 10:00 am
    Designing Your Topdressing Program
    Dr. Andy McNitt, Penn State

    10:00 - 10:30 am
    Making the Best of Poor Irrigation Water
    Mike Kuhn, Michael Kuhn & Associates

    10:30 - 11:30 am
    SDHI Chemistries for 2017 (ODA Cat. 8 - 1 hr)
    Dr. Ed Nangle, Ohio State

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm (lunch)

    12:30 - 1:00 pm
    2017 Disease Outlook and Trends (ODA Cat. 8 - 0.5 hr)
    Joe Rimelspach & Todd Hicks, Ohio State

    1:00 - 1:30 pm
    My Experience with the US Senior Open
    Bob Becker, Scioto Country Club

    1:30 - 1:45 (Break)

    1:45 - 2:15 pm
    My Experience and Advice in Teaching the Next Generation
    Jim Scott, Knox County Career Center

    2:15 - 2:30 pm
    My New Perspective: Looking at Things Through the GM Lens
    Todd Voss, Double Eagle Club

    2:30 - 3:30 pm
    What's Your Biggest Challenge? Crowdsourcing Solutions
    Superintendent Panel

    Click here to register

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