Turf Magazine - May, 2012


The Green Industry Calendar


July 11 Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association Summer Field Day. Lockwood Farm, Hamden. To learn more, call 800-562-0610 or visit www.flowersplantsinct.com.

July 29 2012 UConn Turfgrass Field Day. Plant Science Research & Education Facility, Storrs. For details, visit www.turf.uconn.edu.


June 19; 26 Pest & Beneficial Insect Walk. University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, Newark; Sussex County Extension Office, Georgetown. For more information, visit www.dnlaonline.org.


June 5-7 The Life of a Plant: An Introduction to Botany. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. For details, visit www.mainegardens.org/calendar/certificate-program.


June 13 How the Market & Your Business Has Changed. Kenwood Golf & Country Club, Bethesda. For more information, visit www.lcamddcva.org.

June 16 Landscape Industry Certified Technician Training. Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood. For details, visit www.lcamddcva.org.

June 21 Maryland Nursery & Landscape Association Field Day. Union Bridge. For more information, visit www.mnlaonline.com.


May 24 Inland Wetland Plant Identification. French Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. For more information, visit http://extension.umass.edu.

May 30-June 13 Native New England Shrubs. Garden in the Woods, Framingham. To learn more, visit www.newenglandwild.org.

May 31 Identifying Inland Wetland Soils. French Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. For more information, visit http://extension.umass.edu.

May 31 Scouting for Insect & Weed Problems of Woody Ornamentals. Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain. To learn more, visit http://extension.umass.edu.

June 7 Scouting for Insect & Disease Problems of Woody Ornamentals. Smith College, Northampton. For more information, visit http://extension.umass.edu.

June 26; 29 Broadleaf Weed Identification Workshop (Plus a Few Grassy Weeds). Jamaica Plain; Amherst. To learn more, visit http://extension.umass.edu.

July 18 Massachusetts Association of Landscape Professionals Summer Get-Together. Northeast Nursery, Peabody. For more information, visit www.mlp-mclp.org.

New York

June 5 NYSTA/Delhi Golf Seminar & Outing. SUNY Delhi, Delhi. To learn more, visit www.nysta.org.

August 22 Sullivan County Challenge: Steve Smith Memorial Tournament. Grossinger Golf & Country Club, Liberty. For details, visit www.nysta.org.


June 1 The Nuts & Bolts of Integrated Pest Management. Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia. For de- tails, visit www.morrisarboretum.org.

June 6-9 2012 Native Plants in the Landscape Conference. Millersville University, Millersville. To learn more, visit www.millersvillenativeplants.org.

July 19 Tree Ordinance Workshop. Holiday Inn, Morgantown. For more information, visit http://extension.psu.edu.

July 26 Landscape Shrub Identification & Usage. Penn State Extension of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh. For details, visit http://extension.psu.edu/allegheny.


June 5 Up By Roots: Healthy Trees & Roots for the Built Environment. Brattleboro. To learn more, visit www.isa-arbor.com.


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 4-10 30th Perennial Plant Symposium. Boston, Mass. For details, visit www.perennialplant.org.

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.


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 glenfinnz@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.