Reinders’ 22nd Green Industry Conference March 11-12

One lucky person will win a drone & camera

Reinders Inc. will return to the Waukesha Expo Center in suburban Milwaukee, WI for their 22nd Green Industry Conference, March 11-12. The company is kicking off its 150th anniversary celebration with a show theme of “Celebrating Our Past with Our Eyes on the Future.” The event features educational sessions, a tradeshow with over 80 leading suppliers and manufacturers, hot homemade donuts each morning, lunch, raffle prizes and refreshments each afternoon.

A world class program of more than 35 seminars is scheduled. A partial list of guest speakers and topics includes: Dr. Grady Miller of North Carolina State University will discuss, “Why Athletic Fields Sometimes Fail;” Michael Boettcher of the Milwaukee Brewers and Pat Holubetz of Profile Products/Turface will lead a hands on workshop rebuilding a scaled down pitcher’s mound on site, Dale Getz of the Toro Co. will provide insights into “Cultural Practices for Managing Athletic Fields;” Putting Your Athletic Seed Investment In Play” is examined by Dr. Leah Brilman of Seed Research, Dr. Joe Vargas of Michigan State University will address “Pesticides: Perception vs Reality;” Dr. Jim Kerns of North Carolina State University will provide tips for “Maximizing Turfgrass Health Under Budgetary Constraints;”

Bruce Nelson of Armada Technologies will provide insights into “Advanced Tracking Techniques for Locating Wires and Valves;” Bruce Schweiger of the University of Wisconsin will discuss “Turf Guard™ An Everyday Application of a Soil Monitoring System;” Jim Hague of Knox Fertilizer will help answer the question, “Are Long Feeding Fertilizers and Combination Products for Me;” and “Harnessing Multiple Generations in the Workforce” will be explored by Steve Drake of the SCD Group.

Attendees will have the opportunity to enter a drawing to win the show grand prize package consisting of a drone and camera. Reinders has hosted this conference and tradeshow every other year since 1973. It brings together nationally known speakers, enlightening seminars and a variety of industry manufacturers all in one place. The latest research, education, equipment and products for green industry professionals in the sports turf, golf, lawn care, landscape, park, school, and municipal markets will be found at the show.

Show pre-registration is $59 per day or $99 for a 2-day pass before March 6th. Registration at the door is $69 per day. Visit for show information, seminar updates and registration.