Turf and Ornamental Seminar, November 14-15, 2012, Daniel Turf Center, West Lafayette, Indiana

Midwest Regional Turf Foundation turf seminar Nov 14-15

Turf and Ornamental Seminar


November 14-15, 2012


Daniel Turf Center


West Lafayette, Indiana



Registration Form (PDF Format)


Register on-line at http://mrtf.org/php/Registration.php?pid=5487



Registration Deadline: November 2, 2012


CCH’s: Cat. 2 – 5 CCH’s; Cat. 3a – 8 CCH’s; Cat. 3b – 9 CCH’s; Cat. 6 – 3 CCH’s; RT – 4 CCH’s



Wednesday, November 14


8:00-8:30              Registration


8:30-8:45              Opening comments, Aaron Patton


8:8:45-9:45          All About Turf Seed: Identification, Germination, Planting, Aaron Patton


9:45-10:45           Safe Tree Felling: What You Need To Know, Lindsey Purcell


10:45-11:45         Getting Your Hands Dirty: Learning More About Soils, Quincy Law


11:45-12:45         Lunch (on your own)


12:45-1:40           Selection and Inspection of Spray Hoses and DOT Rules, Fred Whitford


1:40-2:00              DOT Regulation Changes: What You Need to Know, Fred Whitford


2:00-3:00              State Chemist News and Updates, Joe Becovitz


3:00-4:00              Weather Effects on Insects: How Do Insects Cope?, Tim Gibb



Thursday, November 15


8:00-8:30              Turf Jeopardy, Aaron Patton


8:30-9:30              New Tools For Managing Landscape and Ornamental Insect Pests, Cliff Sadof


9:30-10:30           Maintaining Grounds: Keeping Native Species In and Invasives Out, Matt Kraushar


10:30-11:30         Perennial Disappointments: Diseases of Perennial Plants, Janna Beckerman


11:30-12:15         Lunch (provided)


12:15-1:15           Promoting Turf Recovery‚ĶFertilizer Strategies, Seeding and More!, Cale Bigelow


1:15-2:15              Identification and Control of Turf Diseases, Rick Latin


2:15-3:15              Herbicide Update: New Resources and Ingredients, Aaron Patton


If you have any questions or have any special dietary needs please contact Jennifer Biehl at 765-494-8039 or biehlj@purdue.edu