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Upcoming events

    • May 04, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual

    Poa Control: North and South

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Presenters: Dr. Jim Brosnan, Univ. of Tennessee & Dr. Matt Elmore, Rutgers Univ.

    Controlling Poa annua is a challenge for everyone in the turfgrass industry. In this session presenters will discuss the latest strategies for controlling Poa annua in all areas: from bermudagrass fairways and sports fields to creeping bentgrass putting greens.

    For more information or to register, click here


    • June 01, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual

    Hot, Humid, and Time for Brown Patch

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Presenters: Dr. Brandon Horvath and David Shell, Univ. of Tennessee

    Summer can be the season of disease on tall fescue lawns in the transition zone, particularly brown patch. This presentation will provide an overview of the latest tactics lawn care professionals can use to control brown patch (and other diseases) in tall fescue lawns.

    For more information or to register, click here

    • July 13, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual

    Managing Warm Season Sports Turf in a Changing Climate

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Presenters: Dr. Kyley Dickson & Tyler Carr, University of Tennessee

    Advances in both bermudagrass and zoysiagrass have made varieties more adaptable to survive in changing conditions. This presentation will cover new cultivars of bermudagrass and zoysiagrass varieties for use in sports turf. Learn management strategies of these new cultivars to help improve environmental stress tolerance while reducing invasion from weed, disease, and insect pests. Also, learn how the use of these new cultivars can help reduce inputs without lowering field performance.

    For more information or to register, click here


    • August 03, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual

    Zoysiagrass Putting Green Roundtable

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Presenters: Dr. John Sorochan & Tyler Carr, Univ. of Tennessee, & Dr. Mike Richardson, Univ. of Arkansas

    There is growing interest in the development of dwarf zoysiagrass cultivars for use on golf course putting greens in the southeastern United States. This presentation will provide an overview of the latest research on zoysiagrasses for putting greens. Topics covered will include cultivar performance comparisons, nutrient regimes, performance under shade, responses to plant growth regulators, weed control techniques via pre- and postemergence herbicides, and control of fungal pathogens.

    For more information or to register, click here

    • September 14, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual

    What Just Happened? – A Review of Summer Diseases in the Southeast

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Presenters: Dr. Brandon Horvath, Univ. of Tennessee, Dr. Jim Kerns, N.C. State Univ, & Dr. Joe Roberts, Clemson Univ.

    Numerous diseases can affect turfgrasses during the summer and this year was no exception. This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of diseases that were problematic in the southeastern U.S. this summer and discuss the most effective options for control.

    For more information or to register, click here

    • October 05, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Virtual

    Winter is Coming! Be Prepared for Shoulder Season Foes like Poa annua and Large Patch

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

    Presenters: Dr. Jim Brosnan and Dr. Brandon Horvath, University of Tennessee

    Warm season turfgrasses are targeted by many pests during the shoulder seasons including weeds like Poa annua as well as diseases like large patch and spring dead spot. Research based recommendations for controlling these pests be offered during this session to prepare turfgrass managers for the road ahead.

    For more information or to register, click here


    • January 10, 2022
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    • January 11, 2023
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