by Kristine Moncada
Members of our team will be giving talks at Northern Green, a trade show and conference dedicated to green industry professionals. Register now for this worthwhile event!
This year’s presentations from our team include:
University of Minnesota Turf Research Update
Wednesday, January 15, 7:30 AM - 8:20 AM
This presentation will update you on the latest projects being conducted at the Turfgrass Research, Outreach, and Education (TROE) Center and in field settings throughout the state of Minnesota. Topics will include MGCSA Member-Driven Research, reducing water use on urban and suburban lawns, low-input turfgrass species, cultivar evaluations results, no-mow fine fescues, winter stresses research, bee lawns, improving shade tolerance, roadside turfgrass research, and updates on UMN turfgrass breeding projects.
Sports Field Performance Testing: Current Trends and Future Applications
Wednesday, January 15, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Due to increased concerns over athlete safety, sports field performance testing is becoming more common to quantify surface properties (such as surface
Winter Turf Discussion Panel
Eric Watkins with Matt Cavanaugh, Michelle DaCosta, Jeff Ische, and Tom Proshek
Thursday, January 16, 9:05 AM - 10:05 AM
This session will finish off the morning by discussing local winter issues and how local superintendents have dealt with their specific issues. The moderated session will look to provoke thought and additional comments and questions from the audience.