Penn State Field Day 2014

Turfgrass and Ornamental Field Day

8:30am – 9:00am – Registration at Penn State Arboretum
9:00am – 10:00am – Core Pesticide Education Program
10:00am – 10:30 am – Break
10:30am – 11:45am – Break-out session 1
11:45am – 1:00pm – Lunch at Arboretum

Turfgrass Field Day PM

1:00pm – 4:35pm – Tour and Research Round-up at Valentine Turfgrass Research Center

Ornamental PM

12:45pm – 2:00pm – Break-out session 2
2:15pm – 3:00pm – Break-out session 3
3:15pm – 4:00pm – Break-out session

Turf and Ornamental Field Day Dinner

5:00pm – Dinner will be held at Medlar Field at Labrano Park following a social hour.

WATCH   Penn Bounce Measures the Speed of a Ball Field

Penn Bounce provides information as to how “fast” a baseball field will be by measuring the speed a ball travels after striking the natural or artificial turf system.

WATCH   Sports Field Testing with Penn Foot

Tom Serensits discusses how Penn State evaluates traction on natural and sports turf playing surfaces with Penn State’s patented Penn Foot. Penn Foot test various foot wear for injury potential.

WATCH   Dr. Ben McGraw Joins Penn State Turfgrass Program

Dr. Benjamin McGraw will be joining the Penn State Turfgrass Science program as the new turfgrass entomologist, a position with a joint appointment between the Plant Science and Entomology departments.

WATCH   PSU Field Day: Alternative Controls to Poa Annua in Bentgrass Putting Greens

Dr. Kaminski shares his study that has been conducted for 5 years now on alternative controls to poa annua management in bentgrass putting greens. Penn State Turf and Ornamental Field […]

WATCH   Dr. Kaminski Discusses His Anthracnose Research

Dr. Kaminski discusses his Anthracnose research at the 2014 Penn State Turf and Ornamental Field Day.

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