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Turfgrass Field Day

What
  • Pesticide Applicator
  • Turfgrass
  • CEU
  • turf
  • CEU Credit
When Sep 06, 2017
from 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where The Botanic Garden at OSU
Contact Name
Contact Phone 405-744-5404
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On-line registration (with a price break) is now open for the 2017 OSU Turfgrass Field Day that is being held on Wednesday, September 6 at Stillwater.

See our on-line registration page at: https://tinyurl.com/ycqs8w7u

The 2017 OSU Turfgrass Field Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. — 11:40 a.m. on September 6 with lunch provided at 11:40 a.m. On-site registration starts at 8:00 a.m. The event will be held at the Educational Center and on the grounds of The Botanic Garden at OSU which is located ¾  mile west of Stillwater on West Virginia street. Lunch is provided as a part of registration package.

The speakers at the event are OSU Turfgrass Program faculty, staff and graduate students from the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department, Entomology and Plant Pathology Department and the Plant and Soil Sciences Department at Oklahoma State University. A detailed agenda is shown below.

No pesticide applicator CEUs are offered at this event but continuing education credit (CEUs) through the GCSAA are being sought at this time.

Directions:

  1. West Virginia and Western Street: ¾ mile west on W. Virginia (cross Cow Creek & continue for 200 yards), south side of the road; parking is south of the beige building (Educational Center)
  2. SH 51 and Sangre Road: ½ mile north; turn right (east) on West Virginia for ¼ mile; south side of the road; parking is south of the beige building (Educational Center)

PRE-Registration Costs:

On-line Preregistration per Non-Student person . . . . . . . . . .. $20—Includes lunch and education
On-line Preregistration per Full-time student* . . . . . . . . . . . . $15—Includes lunch and education

On-Site Registration:

Registration per Non-student person . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $40—Includes educational events but may not include lunch.
Registration per Full-time Student* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $35—Includes educational events but may not include lunch.

*Students—Copy of Student ID required at registration check-in.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . On-site Registration (Registration, Coffee, Juice and Doughnuts)

8:30 – 11:40 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Turfgrass Field Tour and Presentations – see topics listed below

11:40 a.m. .. . . . . . . .  . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Lunch

After lunch visit with speakers for additional Q &A.

Topics Include:

  • A new turf bermudagrass cultivar ‘OKC 1131’ – Dr. Yanqi Wu and Mr. Shuhao Yu
  • Bermudagrass trial update – Dr. Yanqi Wu, Mr. Shuhao Yu and Dr. Dennis Martin
  • Performance of zoysiagrass and bermudagrass cultivars under shade - Dr. Charles Fontanier, Mr. Manoj Chhetri, and Mr. Kyungjoon Koh
  • Water use rates of shaded turfgrasses – Mr. Bradley Battershell, Ms. Becky Cheary and Dr. Charles Fontanier
  • Field drought response of improved bermudagrass and zoysiagrass under a rain out shelter – Dr. Justin Moss and Ms. Lakshmy Gopinath
  • Selection of bermudagrasses for use on golf course putting greens - Mr. Dustin Harris and Dr. Justin Moss
  • Use of small unmanned aerial systems with thermal imaging cameras to detect water stress in bermudagrass turf - Mr. Saeed Beyki, Dr. Charles Fontanier, and Dr. Justin Moss
  • The influence of fertilization on bermudagrass spring dead spot severity  – Dr. Nathan Walker
  • Tick management in lawns – Dr. Nathan Walker
  • Cool-season turfgrass update – Dr. Dennis Martin
  • Putting green bentgrass update – Dr. Dennis Martin
  • Chemical and microbial control of black cutworm – Dr. Eric Rebek

If you have questions about the OSU Turfgrass Field Day or Registration, please contact Stephanie Larimer at 405.744.5404 or Stephanie.larimer@okstate.edu. We hope to see you on September 6 at the 2017 OSU Turfgrass Field Day!

Your Hosts:

The Turfgrass Program faculty, staff and graduate students from the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Department, Entomology and Plant Pathology Department, and the Plant and Soil Sciences Department at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK  74078