Thursday, June 20, 2013

Turf and Landscape Field Day: July 9, 2013

Purdue Turf & Landscape Field Day
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
W.H. Daniel Turf Center, West Lafayette
PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 28
                                                                                                             
Register on-line, US mail, fax or call. 
Registration Form (PDF format)
Exhibitor Contract (PDF format)

  •  Free Attendance for one person with new MRTF membership
  •   Up to 4.0 category 3a/3b/RT CCHs, 3.0 category  6 CCHs, 2.0 category 2 CCHs and 1.0 category 7a CCHs requested.
  • GCSAA PDU’s requested
  • Lodging available at Hilton Garden Inn, 765-743-2100, for $99 (single/double) until June 24. Mention Group Code: MRTF to get the reduced rate. Address: 356 E State Street; West Lafayette, IN 47906

 We look forward to seeing you this year at the Purdue Turf Field Day!  If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Biehl at 765-494-8039 or biehlj@purdue.edu



Morning Schedule

8:00 am               Registration

8:00 - 9:00          Tradeshow & Equipment Demonstration

9:00 - 9:20       Opening Remarks and Recognition of the MRTF Award of Achievement winners:
Mr. Ryan Baldwin, Highland Golf and Country Club; 
Purdue Imprelis Response Team


9:30 - 11:30       Research tours :(2.0 cat. 2/3a/3b/RT CCHs, 1.0 cat. 6/7a CCH requested)


Lawn & Sports Tour
Where the rubber meets the road, Fred Whitford
Fertilizing turf with nitrogen: when and what should I apply, Cale Bigelow
Tough to identify weeds , Aaron Patton
State Chemist, what have we seen in 2013?, Joe Becovitz
Understanding billbug biology and control, Doug Richmond
Durable dandelions: biology and control, Dan Weisenberger
Selecting species and mowing strategies to reduce your mowing needs - Quincy Law

Golf Tour
Where the rubber meets the road, Fred Whitford
Fertilizing turf with nitrogen: when and what should I apply, Cale Bigelow
Tough to identify weeds , Aaron Patton
Fungicides, disease control, and putting green quality, Rick Latin
Understanding billbug biology and control, Doug Richmond
Turf and organic matter: a love/hate relationship, Jon Trappe
Selecting species and mowing strategies to reduce your mowing needs - Quincy Law

Landscape Tour - NEW!
Variegation or virus?  (Diagnosing  virus diseases on ornamentals), Gail Ruhl
Out of sight, out of mind (Hidden diseases of trees and shrubs), Tom Creswell
Quick and dirty tree assessment, Lindsey Purcell
Decoding conifers, Rosie Lerner
Cheap and deep: Proper planting depth=long term success, Kyle Daniel
Responding to this year’s pests without causing bigger problems, Cliff Sadof
How to best manage YOUR emerald ash borer situation, Adam Witte

Afternoon Schedule

11:30 - 3:00       Trade Show & Equipment Demonstration

12:00 - 1:00       Pork Chop Lunch by Shoup’s Catering

1:00 - 3:00          Afternoon Workshops

Calibrating ride-on sprayers (meet in classroom) Cat. , 3b, 6, RT CCHs –Aaron Patton

1:00 - 3:00          Afternoon Research Tour

Crabgrass control research update (meet on north putting green) Cat. 3b, 6, RT CCHs – Dan Weisenberger and Quincy Law

Cultivar evaluation trials: See the newest cultivars of Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass and tall fescue Cat. 3b, RT CCHs - Cale Bigelow

1:00 - 3:00          Afternoon Landscape Tour

Tour of horticulture gardens on Purdue Campus: Plant selection and culture Cat. 3a CChs - Kyle Daniel



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