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Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day

August 31, 2005

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

Organization: ____________________

Address: ____________________

Phone: ____________________

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.

Author: Tom Voigt


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