Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Field Day and Expo

The 49th Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Field Day and Expo will be held August 30, 2022, at the Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Center, 615 Southgate Dr., Blacksburg, VA. On-site registration begins at 7 a.m. Field tours begin at 8 a.m.

Field tours:

  • Golf, sports and LCO turf research
  • National Turfgrass Evaluation Program trials
  • “Variety Evaluation” Program B
  • Weed management
  • Disease management
  • Insect management

Technical sessions:

  • Pesticide Safety
  • Nutrient Best Management Practices
  • Enhancing pollinator protection

(CSFM and CGCS CEUs are available.)

There will be a lunch at noon, sponsored by Bulldog Turf Equipment.

At 1:30 p.m. on August 30 is a 9-hole “Goatley Rules” golf tournament at the Virginia Tech Golf Course (Requires a separate registration of $30, and space is limited).

There will also be a networking happy hour/dinner on August 29 at Rising Silo Brewery.

The Field Day is free to VTC, VA SOD, VGCSA, VSTMA and VNLA members; and $20 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit