11th Annual HRAREC Turfgrass Field Day plus Pesticide Recertification

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center (1444 Diamond Springs Road; Virginia Beach, VA 23455)

Virginia Tech in conjunction with the Virginia Turfgrass Council will be hosting a turf field day on June 24, 2021 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 jderr@vt.edu, or for preregistration information Tom Tracy, VTC, at 757/464-1004, email virginiaturf@gmail.com.

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Please preregister so we have an accurate count for lunch. Preregistration is required for lunch and for the Pesticide Recertification class.

Schedule:
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 – 4:00 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 the VTC and attend for $85.00

REGISTRATION: Two Options
Option One: Download a MSWord Registration Form (VTC Members who are attending free must use this option)

Option Two: Use PayPal to Register and Pay


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