Virtual Nebraska Turfgrass Research Field Day is Aug. 12

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Due to everchanging guidelines by the CDC, local government, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebraska Turfgrass Research Field Day will be virtual this year. Videos will be available for registered participants to view prior to field day and after the event. Live Q&A times with the speakers will be the morning of Aug. 12.

Program Schedule:

  • Buffalograss and turfgrass breeding project – Keenan Amundsen
  • Data management – Keenan Amundsen
  • Linking brown patch and dollar spot to growth rate – Bill Kreuser
  • Aggressive PGR and N applications and low mowing height impact putting green performance – Bill Kreuser
  • Weed control update – Roch Gaussoin
  • In-house golf green organic matter measurement – Eric Chestnut
  • Turfgrass and weed identification – Luqi Li and Eric Chestnut
  • Remote sensing and variable rate nitrogen at Jim Ager Memorial Golf Course – Michael Carlson
  • Trees & turf in the landscape – Kim Todd
  • A 360 view of the Backyard Farmer Garden – Terri James
  • Taming wild trees: The basics of tree management – Eric North
  • Turfgrass diagnostics – Kyle Broderick
  • Spotted lanternfly and EAB update – David Olson
  • Yellow nutsedge control at seeding – Matt Sousek
  • Murder hornets and mayhem: Simmer down now – Jody Green
  • Water movement in turfgrass soils – Dallas Williams
  • A virtual tour of our research facilities – Craig Ferguson and Matt Sousek
  • Ornamental grasses – Kim Todd

Live Q&A Times

  • 8 to 8:50 a.m. (CST) Weed control
    Matt Sousek, Eric Chestnut, Luqi Li and Roch Gaussoin
  • 9 to 9:50 a.m. (CST) Fertility and PGR management and remote sensing
    Bill Kreuser and Michael Carlson
  • 10 to 10:50 a.m. (CST) Tree care and invasive species
    Eric North and David Olson
  • 11 to 11:50 a.m. (CST) Diagnostics and plant selection
    Kyle Broderick, Jody Green, Kim Todd and Keenan Amundsen

Registration is free for Nebraska Turfgrass Association members and $25 for non-members. Please register by Aug. 10 to receive your access link.

More information can be found here.

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The Nebraska Turfgrass Research Field Day will be virtual this year on Aug. 12
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