13th Annual HRAREC Turfgrass Field Day plus Pesticide Recertification
June 5, 2023
Virginia Tech in conjunction with the Virginia Turfgrass Council will be hosting a turf field day on June 22, 2023 at the research station in Virginia Beach. Pesticide recertification credits will also be available for categories 3A, 3B, 5A, 6, 8, 10, and 60. For additional information on the tour contact Jeffrey Derr, Virginia Tech, at 757/363-3912, email email@example.com, or for preregistration information Tom Tracy, VTC, at 757/464-1004, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preregistration information can be found at the events page of the VTC website http://www.vaturf.org . Please preregister so we have an accurate count for lunch.
Preregistration is required for lunch and for the Pesticide Recertification class.
- 7:30 am – 8:00 am: Registration for Pesticide Recertification Class and Tour
- 8:00 am - noon: Field Tour of Turf Plots and Pesticide Recertification
- Noon - 1:00 pm: Lunch
- 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: - Pesticide Recertification Class resumes
The trials will be informative for golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, lawn care professionals, landscapers, parks and recreation employees, extension personnel, and others in the turf industry.
Turf trials that will be shown include:
- Preemergence and postemergence control of grasses, sedges, and broadleaf weeds
- Insect management
- Variety trials for tall fescue, St. Augustine, zoysia, low maintenance areas
- Drought tolerance in turfgrass cultivars
- Pollinator garden
Cost (includes lunch):
VTC Members: All Events Free
Nonmembers – $25.00 for the tour or $60 for the day. Join and VTC and attend for $85.00
Preregister at this website: https://vaturf.org/13th-annual-hrarec-turfgrass-field-day-plus-pesticide-recertification/