UGA Turfgrass Field Day and UAC Exhibitor Tradeshow

UGA Turfgrass Field Day

The GA Turfgrass Research Field Day is hosted at the University of Georgia Griffin campus in even-numbered years, offering the results of the latest turfgrass research and highlighting the newest turfgrass releases. 

August 3, 2022 - 8 am - 3 pm

PROGRAM

8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.         REGISTRATION

8:50 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.         INTRODUCTION

  • Welcome – Clint Waltz
  • UGA Griffin Campus Welcome – David Buntin

9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.        GUIDED RESEARCH TOUR

  1. Research Facilities Enhancement — Henry
  2. Water Requirements for Turfgrasses with Improved Drought Performance — Jespersen
  3. Refreshment stop
  4. Evaluation of Mowing Frequency for Lawn Health and Performance — Waltz
  5. Sustainably Managing Turfgrass Diseases with Nanobubble Technology and Biofungicides -  Bahri
    • Turf Disease Management: Fungicide Round-up — A. Martinez-Espinoza
  1. Updates on Fall Armyworm and Rhodesgrass Mealybug Research in Turfgrass — Joseph
  2. Role of Pollinators in Centipedegrass — Joseph
  3. Evaluation of Fall Herbicide Programs for Annual Bluegrass Control in Bermudagrass - McCullough
  4. Development of Recommendations for an Herbicide-Resistant Turfgrass System — Raymer
  5. Computer Vision-Based Weed Mapping — Zhang

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.       TURFGRASS EQUIPMENT AND PRODUCT EXHIBITS

11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.        LUNCH

1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.         SELF-GUIDED RESEARCH TOUR

  1. Sustainably Managing Dollar Spot with UV-C Light Technology — Bahri
  2. Past, Present, and Future of Golf Course Putting Greens Grasses from Tifton - — B. Schwartz
  3. Problem Weed Control and New Turfgrass Herbicides — McCullough
  4. Water Efficiency Improvements in Warm-Season Turfgrasses — Waltz
  5. Turfgrass Response to Shaded Conditions — Raymer
  6. Diagnosing Turfgrass Disease — Martinez-Espinoza
  7. Graduate Student Research — Students and Jespersen
  8. Extension in Urban Ag — Huber