Penn State Turfgrass Field Days Date Announced!

March 24, 2014 in Research

409591_4422459767468_497350002_n (1)Save the date! Penn State Turf and Ornamentals Field Days will be held on August 6th and 7th 2014.

Golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, professional landscapers, grounds managers, and others interested in the management of turf and landscape plantings will have the opportunity to see the latest trends and research from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences during Turf and Ornamentals Field Days.

This event will take place on August 6, 2014 at the Joseph Valentine Turfgrass Research Center on the University Park Campus. This year, participants will have the option of attending sessions at The Arboretum at Penn State. Participants will also be able to meet with turfgrass faculty on the morning of August 7 and view plots in small groups.  Core and category pesticide credits are anticipated on August 6, but not on August 7. Held every other year, Field Days highlights education and research trials on insect and disease management, turf weed control, species and cultivars, soil improvement, plant nutrition, as well synthetic sports turf.  A barbeque is planned for the evening of August 6.  Speakers include Penn State faculty, staff, graduate students, and extension educators.  Details on pesticide credits, program agenda, and registration will be forthcoming.

For more information, contact Pete Landschoot at 814-863-1017 or by e-mail at