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Upcoming events

    • June 07, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Getting Ramped up for Summer Diseases

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Increased heat and humidity mean that summer diseases are on the way. In this episode, we are joined by Drs. Joe Roberts (Clemson University) and Paul Koch (University of Wisconsin) to talk about the latest strategies for controlling summer diseases of cool-season turfgrass, particularly brown patch and dollar spot.

    For more information or to register, click here.

    • July 12, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    So You're Thinking About a New Grass?

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Several new cultivars have made their way into the turfgrass industry in recent years including those with reduced irrigation requirements, improved turfgrass quality and performance, as well as reduced susceptibility to pest invasion. In this episode, we’re joined by Drs. Chrissie Segars (Texas A&M University) and Adam Thoms (Iowa State University) to talk about advancements in cultivar development and how facilities can make best use of this new plant material when renovating in the near future.

    For more information or to register, click here.

    • August 02, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Preparing Neyland for What's To Come

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    It’s soon to be football time in Tennessee and the team at Neyland Stadium has been hard at work getting the playing surface ready for the upcoming season. In this episode, we are joined by Bryan Ogle, CSFM, to learn about strategies used to optimize turfgrass quality and minimize pest invasion while preparing turfgrass for use at the highest level of NCAA football.

    For more information or to register, click here.

    • September 06, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    What's an EOP?

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Early order programs (EOP) are often used by turfgrass managers to acquire herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and other crop protectants. If you’re not familiar with these programs, this episode is for you! We are joined by two industry veterans — Daniel Wilson (Harrell’s) and Wes Hart (Simplot Partners) — to discuss the basics of EOP programs, how they’ve evolved over time, and where they are headed in the future. 

    For more information or to register, click here.

    • October 04, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual

    Winter is Coming! Be Prepared for Should Season Foes like Poa annua, Spring Dead Spot and Large Patch

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    The growing season may be slowing down but there is still work to be done. Shoulder season weed and disease pests commonly invade warm-season turfgrasses during autumn and turfgrass managers need to prepare accordingly. In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Dave McCall (Virginia Tech) and Jordan Booth (United States Golf Association) to discuss the latest strategies for controlling spring dead spot, as well as large patch, Poa annua, and more.

    For more information or to register, click here.

    • January 09, 2023
    • January 11, 2023
    • Embassy Suites Murfreesboro TN
    Register

    57th Annual Conference & Tradeshow
    January 9 - 11, 2023
    Embassy Suites
    1200 Conference Center Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129

    • Online Registration
    • Conference Schedule
    • Hotel Information
    • Exhibit/Tradeshow Information
    • Sponsorship Information
    • TTA Top Golf Championship
    • Awards Luncheon

    Early bird registrations will end on November 1, 2022. You are encouraged to register early!

    Since 1965, the Tennessee Turfgrass Association has held strong to its core mission: To promote the turfgrass industry through education, scholarship and research. We invite you to join us at this year’s conference and trade show at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro. This year’s conference features an excellent education program and an expanded tradeshow floor, plus our annual awards recognitions with keynote speaker Rodney Smith Jr! This is a conference you will not want to miss! 

    Registration
    You may register online or complete the paper registration form and return it along with a check for all fees payable to The Tennessee Turfgrass Association. Additional copies of the form may be made as needed. Members are encouraged to email a copy of the registration form to The TTA and then mail the original with a check. Please keep a copy of the completed registration form for your confirmation. Everyone is encouraged to register early. 

    Hotel Reservations
    More details coming soon!

    Location
    The Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro is located at 1200 Conference Center Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. From I-24 East or West take exit 76 Medical Center Parkway. Head north on Medical Center Parkway, hotel is located on the right. It is located 29 miles (35 minutes) from the Nashville airport (BNA). You may reach the hotel by calling 615-890-4464. 

    Pesticide Points
    Applications for pesticide points will be submitted to Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi. 

    GCSAA Continuing Education
    This program will be submitted for GCSAA continuing education.

    Cancellation Policy
    All cancellations and substitutions must be received in writing. They may be emailed to info@ttaonline.org. Full refunds will be made if written notice of cancellation is received on or before December 1, 2022. After December 1, 2022, and prior to December 23, 2022 one half of the per person fee will be refunded. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after December 23, 2022.  The association has to provide all food guarantees to the hotel on December 23 and is no longer able to lower those numbers. 

    Substitutions are welcome.

    More Information
    For more information, call The Association office at 615-928-7001, email info@ttaonline.org.

    • January 08, 2024
    • January 10, 2024
    • Embassy Suites Murfreesboro TN

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