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57th Annual Conference & Tradeshow

January 9 - 11, 2023
Embassy Suites
Murfreesboro, TN

Early Bird Registration Discount Ends on December 1st. You are encouraged to register early!

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    • Conference Schedule
    • Hotel Information
    • Exhibit/Tradeshow Information
    • Sponsorship Information
    • TTA Top Golf Championship
    • Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon

    Monday, January 9, 2023

    Time

     

     

    8:00 – 8:10 AM

    Welcome & Opening Remarks – The Mission of TTA

    Chris Sykes, TTA President

    Training for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Pesticide Certification Exam

     

    Learn all you need for the Category 3 and Category 7 Exams required to be a certified application in TN

     

    Dr. Darrell Hensley

    University of Tennessee

    8:10 – 10:00 AM

    Keynote Speaker

     

    The Vital Nature of Vision…Always Commit to Better Days Ahead

    Danny Bader

     

    10:00 – 10:10 AM

    Break

    10:10 AM – 12:00 PM

    Do You Have A People Plan?

    John and Jodie Cunningham

     

    12:00 – 1:30 PM

    TTA Awards Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting

     

     

     

    1:45 – 5:00 PM

    Supply Chain Roundtable

     

    Austin Lanzerone, Barenburg – Bob McLean as contact

     

    Dr. Jeff Marvin, PBI Gordon

     

    Jonathan Huff, Nouryon

     

    Jim Moon, Harrell’s

     

    Boyd Montgomery – Jeff Wyatt as contact

     

     

    Take the Exam to Become a Certified Applications in TN

     

    Dr. Darrell Hensley

    University of TN

     

    Tuesday, January 10, 2023

    TIME

    Turfgrass Deep Dives

    7:00 – 7:30 AM

    Prayer and Fellowship
    Scott Lehman, In His Grip Golf Ministries

     

    8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

    2022 Rounds for Research Update
    Paul Carter, CGCS, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay

     

    8:15 AM – 10:15 AM

    Shade Management for Sports Fields, Golf Courses, & Lawns

     

    Drs. John Sorochan and John Stier, Univ. of Tennessee

    10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

    BREAK

    10:30 – 12:30 PM

    What’s New in Pest Management?

     

    Drs. Jim Brosnan and Brandon Horvath, Univ. of Tennessee

     

    12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

    Lunch and Fun on the Trade Show Floor

    6:00 – 9:00 PM

     

    Top Golf Event

     

    Transportation Provided

     

     

    Wednesday, January 11, 2023

    TIME

    Golf Turf

    Sod & Sports Turf

    Hands-On Workshop

    Hands-On Irrigation Workshop

    8:00 – 10:30 AM

    TITLE TBD

     

    (GC of TN & Honors Course Projects)

     

    Gil Hanse

     

    Will Misenheimer

    Clayton Peele

    Lucas Sykes

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Sand Selection for Sports Turf

     

     

    Adam Thoms, PhD
    Iowa State University

     

     

     

     

     

    Equipment Managers Workshop

     

    If the turf is the canvas, the mower is the paintbrush. Learn how to properly configure mowers to optimize turfgrass quality and reduce pest invasion

     

     

     

    Irrigation Technology Workshop

     

     

    TBD

     

    Adam Porteneir, Nashville SC

     

    Eric Holland, Precision Turf

     

    10:30 – 10:45 AM

    Break

    10:45 – 11:45

    The Road to Winged Foot

     

    Steve Rabideau
    Winged Foot

    Branding Your Facility

    Jeff Mondor

    Aerflo

    11:45 – 12:00 PM

    TGCSA Update (15 min)

    TVSFMA update
    (15 min)

    12:00 PM

    Adjourn

     

     

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