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Turfgrass Research and Extension

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Turfgrass & Landscape Research Field Day 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

UC Riverside Turfgrass Research Facility
Department of Agricultural Operations
1096 Martin Luther King Blvd
Riverside, CA 92521

Register early for a discount.

$100 before August 26
$125 on or after August 26
$145 on-site

California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) Credits:
2.5 hrs in Other

Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Credits

Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) Credits

Golf Course Superintendents Assn. of America (GCSAA) Credits

 

AGENDA

7:00 AM

Exhibitor Setup

7:30 AM

Registration and Trade Show

8:30 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Peggy Mauk, UC ANR CE Specialist, UC Riverside, Subtropical Horticulture; Director of Agricultural Operations, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Jim Baird, UC ANR CE Associate Specialist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

8:40 AM

Field Tour Rotation #1 (20 minutes per stop; participants choose four out of six stops)

Stop #1: Improvement of Bermudagrass, Kikuyugrass, and Zoysiagrass for Winter Color Retention and Drought Tolerance

Adam Lukaszewski, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Marta Pudzianowska, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #2: USGA/NTEP Cool-Season Water Use Trial

Marco Schiavon, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Antonio Verzotto, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #3: Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Anthracnose and Summer Patch Diseases on Annual Bluegrass Putting Greens

Jim Baird, UC ANR CE Associate Specialist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #4: Evaluation of Fertilizer Products and Formulations on Bermudagrass Turf

Pawel Petelewicz, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Jose Espeleta, Dept. of Agricultural Operations, UC Riverside

10:00 AM

Break and Trade Show

10:30 AM

Field Tour Rotation #2 (20 minutes per stop)

Stop #5: Management of Salinity and Rapid Blight Disease on Annual Bluegrass Putting Greens

Jim Baird, UC ANR CE Associate Specialist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #6: Best Management Practices for Water Conservation on Bermudagrass Turf; How Often Should You water Your Lawn?

Marco Schiavon, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Antonio Verzotto, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #7: Remote Sensing and Evapotraspiration (ET) Replacement Strategies for Turf Irrigation; Evaluation of Plant Growth Regulators (PGRs) on Bermudagrass and Seashore Paspalum Turf

Pawel Petelewicz, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Jose Espeleta, Dept. of Agricultural Operations, UC Riverside

Stop #8: Best Management Practices for Kurapia Groundcover

Pawel Orlinski, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

12:00 AM

Barbeque Lunch and Trade Show

1:30 AM

Adjourn