The 2005 University of Illinois Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day is set for Wednesday, September 14, 2005, at the Landscape Horticulture Research Center and the Hartley Selections Garden, both on South Lincoln Avenue in Urbana. This event is planned to provide current information and education to all professional turfgrass, nursery, landscape, and garden center personnel. Research to be presented includes
Poa annua Controls; PGRs for Putting-Green Speed
Putting-Green and Fairway Bentgrass Evaluations
Roundup Ready Bentgrass
Precision Turfgrass Applications
Controlling Dollar Spot
Managing Temperatures with Water
Organic Fertilizers and Disease
Combining DMSO with Fungicides
Does Sweetening Your Turf Make It Fat for Disease?
Grasses as Biofuels; Sudden Oak Death
Impatiens Breeding at UIUC
USDA NC7 Woody Plant Evaluations
Effects of Planting and Mulching Depths on White and Green Ashes
Emerald Ash Borer
Bedding Plant Selections
Field Day Schedule
9:00 to 9:45 a.m., Registration, coffee, donuts
9:45 to 10:00 a.m., Introduction, opening remarks
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Tour research plots
12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., Lunch from Hickory River barbeque
Field Day Registration
Advance registration of $35 per person includes lunch. Completed registration form and payment must be received in Urbana by September 7, 2005. Activities are scheduled regardless of weather. No refunds will be issued.
On-Site Field Day Registration on September 14 is $45 per person and includes lunch, if available. If you have Field Day questions, phone (217)333-7847.
Advance Registration Form for Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day
Name(s) of attendees: ____________________
Total enclosed @ $35 per attendee: ____________________
Mail completed registration form and payment to
University of Illinois,
Attn: Carol Preston
S-406 Turner Hall
1102 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801.
Make checks payable to University of Illinois.