Turf Magazine - May, 2012


The Green Industry Calendar


May 21 Illinois Turfgrass Foundation Spring Golf Day. Twin Orchard Country Club, Long Grove. For details, visit www.illinoisturfgrassfoundation.org.

July 17 NWIGCSA & ITF Play Day. Timber Pointe Golf Club, Poplar Grove. To learn more, visit www.illinoisturfgrassfoundation.org.

August 2 Summer Field Day. Central Sod Farms, Plainfield. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

August 16-17 Design Seminar. Riverside. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net.

September 14 Turf Education Day. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe. For more information, visit www.ilca.net.

September 18 ILCA Golf Outing. The Links at Carillon, Plainfield. To learn more, visit www.ilca.net.


July 17 Turf Field Day. West Lafayette. For details, visit www.mrtf.org.

July 26 Lawn Care Diagnostic Training. West Lafayette. For more information, visit www.mrtf.org.

August 23 IPLLA Summer Field Day. Hendricks County Fairgrounds, Danville. For details, visit www.iplla.com.

October 1 Midwest Regional Turf Foundation Golf Day. Indianapolis. To learn more, visit www.mrtf.org.

December 10 Turf Herbicide Workshop. West Lafayette. For details, visit www.mrtf.org.


July 11 Iowa Turfgrass Institute Field Day Classic. Jewell Golf & Country Club, Jewell. For more information, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.

July 19 Iowa Turfgrass Institute Turfgrass Field Day. Turfgrass Research Station, Ames. For details, visit www.iowaturfgrass.org.


June 28 PGMS Cincinnati Branch Sugar Bay Daylilies Farm Tour. Sugar Bay Daylilies Farm, Warsaw. For more information, visit www.pgms.org.


July 12 MGIA Annual Golf Open. Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center, Plymouth. To learn more, visit www.landscape.org.

August 7-9 2012 AAS Summer Summit. Litchfield, Lansing, Grand Rapids. For more information, visit www.all-americaselections.org.

September 13 2012 Michigan Snow Conference & Expo. Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi. For details, visit www.landscape.org.


June 28 Up by Roots: Healthy Trees & Soil for the Built Environment. Rochester. For more information call 507-382-2515 or visit www.isa-arbor.com.


June 12 2012 Tap Root Speaker Series: Assessing Trees for Risk. St. Louis. For more information, visit www.mlna.org.

July 10 MU Turfgrass & Ornamental Field Day. South Farm Research Center, Columbia. To learn more, visit www.motoc.org.

August 14 2012 Tap Root Speaker Series: Sustainable Plants in the Public Landscape. St. Louis. For more information, visit www.mlna.org.

October 9 2012 Tap Root Speaker Series: What If The Storm Hits Your Trees. St. Louis. For details, visit www.mlna.org.


May 25 Plant Diagnostic Clinic. Douglas/Sarpy County Extension Office, Omaha. For details, visit www.nearborists.org.

July 18 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Turf Research Field Day. John Seaton Anderson Turfgrass Research Facility, Mead. To learn more, visit www.nebraskaturfgrass.com.


June 11 Diagnostic Walk-About. Indian Hill. For more information, visit www.onla.org.

June 21 Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar. Wooster. For details, visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

July 9 Diagnostic Walk-About. Woodlawn. To learn more, visit www.onla.org.

August 2 Ohio Landscape Association Scholarship Golf Classic. Mallard Creek Golf Course, Columbia Station. For details, visit www.ohiolandscapers.org.

August 8 Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Field Day. OTF Research & Education Center, Columbus. For more information, visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.

August 9 Ohio Lawn Care Outdoor Summer Seminar. Columbus. For details, visit www.ohiolawncare.org.

August 14 NGLCO Field Day. Stanton Park, Madison. For details, visit www.onla.org.

September 24 Scholarship Golf Outing. Scarlet Course, Ohio State University Golf Club, Columbus. To learn more, visit www.ohioturfgrass.org.


August 9 Wisconsin Nursery Association Summer Field Day & Trade Show. Wayside Nurseries, Mequon. To learn more, call 414-529-4705.


May 20-24 2012 Land Grant & Sea Grant National Water Conference. Portland, Ore. For more information, visit www.usawaterquality.org.

June 20-22 Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Annual Meeting. Colorado Springs, Colo. To learn more, visit www.opei.org.

June 21-22 Irrigation Foundation Faculty Academy. Pewaukee, Wis. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.

July 8-10 PLANET Renewal & Remembrance; Legislative Day on the Hill. Arlington Cemetery and Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, Va. To learn more, visit www.landcarenetwork.org/ renewal.

July 10-12 PLANET Annual Leadership Meetings. Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, Va. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

July 14-17 OFA Short Course. Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, visit www.ofa.org/shortcourse.

July 30-August 3 Turfgrass Producers International Summer Convention & Field Days. Asheville, N.C. For more information, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.

August 12-14 PGMS Summer Regional Seminar & Site Visit. Portland, Ore. To learn more, visit www.pgms.org.


June 4-8 28th Australian Turfgrass Conference. Melbourne, Australia. For details, email melissa@agcsa.com.au or visit www.agcsa.com.au/conference.

June 14 Erosion & Sediment Control Field Training. Vaughan, Ont. For more information, visit www.thelivingcitycampus.com.

June 18-19 North Island Fine Turf Conference: What is Green. Palmerston North Convention Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand. To learn more, email glen finnz@hotmail.com.

June 19 2012 BCLNA Annual Golf Tournament. Redwoods Golf Course, Langley, B.C. For more information, visit www.bclna.com.

June 24-26 European Turfgrass Society International Conference. Kristiansand, Norway. To learn more, visit www.turfgrasssociety.eu/ home/news_and_events.

June 24-29 Irrigation Australia Conference. Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia. For more information, visit www.irrigation.org.au.

July 2-6 Eurosoil 2012: Fourth International Congress of the European Confederation of Soil Science Societies. Bari, Italy. For details, visit www.eurosoil2012.eu.