Tuesday, Feb. 4: 10 a.m. - noon
Your turf is challenged every day by various natural stressors - weeds, disease and water (both quality and availability), limited maintenance inputs, etc. - and you need to be ready to meet these challenges to keep your grass alive. This panel of leading researchers will help you learn how to identify the problems and find the latest solutions for saving your grass.
Moderator: John C. Sorochan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee
Why Won't My Weeds Go Away?
James Brosnan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee
Summer Patch: Compaction and Aerification Get at the Root of the Problem
John Inguagiato, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Turfgrass Pathology, University of Connecticut
Does Your Course Have a Drinking Problem?
Kelly Kopp, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Extension Water Conservation and Turfgrass Specialist, Utah State University
The X Files: Practicing Prevention to Avoid the Cure
Thomas A. Nikolai, Ph.D., Turfgrass Academic Specialist, Michigan State University