The Maryland Turfgrass Conference and Trade Show will be held December 10, 2019, at Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center, Ellicott City, Md. 

The conference program includes:

  • Pesticide and Professional Fertilizer Re-Certifications
  • Golf
  • Sports Turf 
  • Sod 
  • Lawn and Landscape
  • Turf Equipment Managers

The Sports Turf Management Session will include tracks on the following topics:

  • “Optimal Weed Management for Sports Fields in 2020,” by Dr. Jim Brosnan, University of Tennessee
  • “Understanding the Feasibility of Bio-Control on Turfgrass Diseases,” by Joe Doherty, University of Maryland
  • “Development and Adoption of Best Management Practices – MASTMA BMPs,” by Dr. Joe Roberts, Clemson University
  • “Modern Day Communication: Benefits and Pitfalls,” by Dr. John Kaminski, Penn State University
  • “Dealing with Myths Around Pesticide Use on Athletic Fields,” by Dr. Travis Gannon, NC State University
  • “Diverse Property Management: Maryland SoccerPlex,” by Ryan Bjorn, New England Patriots
  • “Latest Research on Organic and Biorational Weed Control in Turfgrass,” by Dr. Mark Carroll, University of Maryland

For more information, or to register, visit http://www.mdturfcouncil.org/Maryland-Turf-Connference

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