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53rd Annual Turfgrass Symposium

  • 11/28/2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • 11/29/2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • The American Club, Kohler, WI

Registration

  • Anyone that wants to just attend our lunch during the second day of event is welcome to join us.
  • Complimentary Registration for Speakers/Presenters/Panelists
  • Any full time students enrolled in Turfgrass studies and Educators/Extension Agents are welcome to attend this event with our discounted pricing.
  • Includes education and refreshments (Wed-Thur), reception (Wed pm), breakfast (Thur am), and lunch (Thur).

Register

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2018 Wisconsin Golf Turf Symposium

Getting back to the basics!

The American Club

Kohler, Wisconsin

Wednesday, November 28th

12:00 – 1:00 Symposium Registration

1:00 – 1:15 Josh LePine - 2019 WGCSA President

Welcome - Opening Remarks

1:15 – 2:00 Paul Koch, Ph.D- Assistant Prof., Dept of Plant Pathology, U of WI

Dollar Spot 101: A comprehensive look at our most sprayed-for disease

2:00 – 2:45 Brian Mavis-Mavis Consulting, Ltd.

Organic matter testing, sand topdressing products, aeration practices

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 3:45 Greg Turner-Foley United

Best/Premium OEM Practices

3:45 – 4:30 Dennis Hurley-Turf Drainage Company of America

Analyzing Drainage Problems and Applying Proper Drainage Techniques

4:30 – 5:00 Q and A Session

5:00 Refreshments and Conversation

Thursday, November 29th

MORNING

6:45 – 7:45 Breakfast Buffet

8:00 – 8:45 Frank Rossi-Associate Professor of Horticulture, Cornell University

Keynote

9:00 – 9:45 Dr. Rick Latin-Professor of Plant Pathology (Emeritus), Purdue University

Scheduling Fungicides for Turf Disease Control: Three Approaches

9:45 – 10:00 Break

10:00 – 10:45 Chris Tritabaugh- Golf Course Superintendent at Hazeltine National GC

Clipping Volume-Why we measure it, and what it tells us?

10:45– 11:30 Frank Rossi- Associate Professor of Horticulture, Cornell University

GPS based spraying

11:30 – 12:00 Q and A Session

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

AFTERNOON

1:00 – 2:30 Panel Discussion-The basics of golf course management

Scott Anthes, Brown County GC

Patrick Reuteman, Westmore CC

Garrett Luck, Hidden Glen at Bentdale Farms

2:30 – 3:15 Bob Vavrek – Central Region Director, USGA Green Section

2018 Year in Review


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