The 2013 UT Turf & Ornamental Field Day will be held September 12 at the East Tennessee Research and Education Center in Knoxville. The event features current research on managing weed, disease, and insect pests of warm- and cool-season turfgrasses, as well as strategies for maximizing the quality of athletic field playing surfaces. A full copy of the entire Field Day program can be accessed here.
University of Tennessee Turf & Ornamental Field Day is Sept 12
The 2013 UT Turf & Ornamental Field Day will be held September 12th, 2013at the East Tennessee Research and Education Center in Knoxville, TN. One of the largest and fastest growing field day events in the United States, our event features current research on managing weed, disease, and insect pests of warm- and cool-season turfgrasses, as well as strategies for maximizing the quality of athletic field playing surfaces. For the second consecutive year, our event will also provide education on managing ornamental plants in landscape settings.
A full copy of the entire Field Day program can be accessed here.
What’s New in 2013?
Field demonstrations highlighting the latest green industry technology for managing problematic weeds and diseases of both turf and ornamentals.
Step-by-step demonstration of successful (and unsuccessful) approaches to renovating home lawns.
A session to assist professionals in communicating with Spanish-speaking employees.
New information and plot demonstrations on ornamental grasses for Tennessee golf courses.
The latest information on maximizing the safety of natural and synthetic turf surfaces used on athletic fields.
Pulp Fiction: an interactive quiz where attendees will be asked to identify mistakes made in managing ornamental plantings.
Mobile Weed Manual: A new tool for managing weeds of turf and ornamentals optimized for use on mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, etc.
Are several members of your crew in need of further education on turf and ornamental management? Do several of your employees need pesticide re-certification credits? Additional employees of a single business can be pre-registered at a 50% discount!
Pre-Registration is Your Best Option We encourage everyone to pre-register before the August 29th, 2013 deadlinein order to take advantage of reduced feesand guarantee themselves lunch and a copy of the proceedings booklet. Three Ways to Register
Pre-registeronline with a credit card. Return the hard copy pre-registration form via US Mail. A copy of that form can be accessed here. On-site registration will also be available on the day of the event. Note that on-site registration costs are higher than pre-registration.
We look forward to seeing all of you in Knoxville on September 12th, 2013 for our Turf & Ornamental Field Day! For more information on the UT Turfgrass Program, please visit our website. You can also stay in touch with the UT Turfgrass Program on Facebook and Twitter.