UGA 2016 Turfgrass Field Day Early Bird Registration Extended
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Posted by: Jennifer Addington
Turfgrass Field Day
Bird Registration Extended
Geared for all segments of the
turfgrass industry, the UGA Turfgrass Field Day will be held on August 4,
2016 on the UGA Griffin Campus. The day includes information on how to care for
your lawn or your golf course from UGA researchers and extension specialists.
Field day includes such topics as controlling turf insects like mole crickets
and white grubs and turf pests like crabgrass and other turf weeds.
Field days also include
information on newly released UGA turfgrasses including tall fescues that were
bred especially for Georgia conditions. There are also updates on the Seashore
Paspaulum breeding program at UGA. This turfgrass is especially popular along
the coast as it can be irrigated with salt water.
There is always an excellent BBQ
and chicken lunch followed by displays and demonstrations of the latest
turfgrass industry equipment.
The Georgia Dept. of Ag. has
approved the program for 4 hours of Georgia pesticide recertification in
commercial categories 21, 24, and 27, and 1 hour in private category 10.
Surrounding states have also been approved (AL-10, NC-3, SC-4, TN-3), so if you
hold a license in another state you will be able to earn credit there
too. Also, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
has awarded the field day 0.3 Education Points.
Register before Friday, July 22nd
for the discounted price of $65. After Friday, cost is $80.
here for the 2016 Turfgrass Field Day Brochure
here to register online.