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2016 Eastern Pennsylvania Turf Conference
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2016 Eastern PA Turf Conference Tuesday, January 5th Wednesday, January 6th 2 sessions per day GCSAA Session Landscape and Ornamental Session This conference is eligible for 5 PCH CEUs for each day attended.

1/5/2016 to 1/6/2016
When: January 5 & 6, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Radisson Hotel Valley Forge
1160 1st Avenue
King of Prussia, King of Prussia 
Contact: PA Turfgrass Council
814-237-0767

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE: TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
Registration Open 8:00AM - 5:00PM
LUNCH INCLUDED With All Paid Registrations
Discount available for preregistration by December 18. 2015

Landscape and Ornamental Session

9:00 - 10:00 Dave Clement, University of Maryland
Invasive Ornamental Diseases in your Landscape

10:00 - 11:00 Jim Nedin, Jim Nedin Consulting Services
Spreader & Sprayer Calibration and Personal Safety

11:00- 12:00 Frank Wong, Bayer Regulatory Affairs
Pest Management in Pollinator Friendly Landscapes


GCSAA Session

9:00 - 10:00 John Kaminski, Penn State
Responsible Use and Documentation of Pesticide Use

10:00 - 10:30 Jeff Borger, Penn State
Annual Bluegrass Seedhead Suppression Options

10:30 - 11:30 Jim Kerns, North Carolina State
Pythium Puzzlement: Linking Biology with Management


AFTERNOON SESSIONS 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Athletic Field Session

1:00 - 2:00 Andy McNitt, Penn State / Tony Leonard, Philadelphia Eagles
NFL Field Conditioning to Help with Player Safety

2:00 - 3:00 Jim Kerns, North Carolina State Diseases of Athletic Fields

3:00-3:30 Kerry Hoffman-Richards, Penn State; Top Tips for Pesticide Applicators


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE: WEDNESDAY JANUARY 6, 2016

MORNING SESSIONS 8:00 AM - 12:00PM
Golf Session

9:00 - 10:00 Bun Montgomery, Scentworx / Ben McGraw, Penn State
Reducing Pesticide Use and Increasing Player Safety by Utilizing Scent Detection K9s to Find Insect Hot Spots

10:00 - 11:00 John Shaw, Valley Brook Country Club Cub Cadet RG3 Robotic Greens Mower Technology

11:00-12:00 Bruce Clarke, Rutgers University
Anthracnose BMPs to Reduce Fungicide Usage on Poa Greens



Landscape and Ornamental Session

9:00 - 10:00 Chase Rogan, GCSAA
Future of Water Management - Cost, Access, and Quality

10:00 - 10:30 Pete Landschoot, Penn State
Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers for Lawn Care

10:30-11:30 Albrecht Koppenhofer, Rutgers University
Alternatives to Chemical Insecticides for Turfgrass Insect Management: What Works and What Doesn't?


AFTERNOON SESSIONS 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Golf Session

1:00 - 1:30 Jamie Kapes, Woodway Country Club
Surviving Turf Loss from Contamination; Observations from an Unconventional Summer Grow In

1:30-2:30 Albrecht Koppenhofer, Rutgers University
Towards Sustainable Management of the Annual Bluegrass Weevil

2:30 - 3:00 Ben Czyzewski, Penn State
Annual Bluegrass Weevil Oviposition and Development in Golf Course Putting Greens

3:00-3:30 Elliot Dowling, USGA
Common Sense Irrigation Practices During a Wet Year

End 3:30

Landscape and Ornamental Session

1:00 - 2:00 Dave Clement, University of Maryland
Disease Diagnosis on Ornamentals and Management Options

2:00 - 3:00 Bryan Aynardi, Penn State
Lawn Disease Management: Identify and Control the Common Problems

3:00-3:30 Mike Fidanza, Penn State
Ecology of Crabgrass in Lawns

For more information or to register, click here: 2016 EASTERN PA TURF CONFERENCE

This conference is eligible for 5 PCH CEUs per day attended.


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