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