2012 Penn State Turfgrass Field Days

July 5, 2012 in Conferences, events, Extension, Research

PSU Field Days is our chance to show you the results of research we hope will assist you with your turfgrass management decisions.   Also, join us for a cookout at Lubrano Park (State College Spikes Stadium) on the evening of August 9th. 
Date and Location: August 9, 2012 1:00 PM 4:30 PM; August 10, 2012 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Joseph Valentine Turfgrass Research Center, University Park, PA 16802.  Cookout located at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park
Credits (AUG. 9th ONLY): Approved for 1 core, 4 category 7, 4 category 18; and 4 category 23 (park/school pest control) PA pesticide recertification training credits. Approved for 0.45 GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendents Association of America) Education Points.

This year we will be showing studies on:

  • Disease control for greens, fairways, and lawns
  • Weed control for golf turf and lawns
  • Insect monitoring demo
  • Fertilizer/nutrition research
  • Acidification of tank mix safety demo
  • Acidification of root zone mixes with sulfur
  • Summer stress management products
  • Environmental models for disease prediction
  • Turfgrass variety evaluations
  • Greens-type Poa annua research
  • Compost soil amendment studies
  • Plant growth regulator tests
  • Tall fescue wear tolerance for athletic fields
  • Bermudagrass demonstration
  • Synthetic turf research/demo
  • Fertilizer BMPs for home lawns
Contact Information:
Peter Landschoot
(814) 863-1017