Turf Magazine - July, 2012


The Green Industry Calendar


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

September 28 CICA University J3 & J4 Classes. Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven. To learn more, visit www.cicaweb.org.

October 10 Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association PlantConnecticut Project. Manchester Community College, Manchester. For more information, visit www.flowersplantsinct.com.


August 16 2012 Summer Turf & Nursery Expo. Sussex County Extension Office, Georgetown. To learn more, visit www.dnlaonline.org.

September 18-20 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of IECA 19th Annual Conference, Workshop & Trade Exposition. Dover. For details, visit www.ieca.org.

November 14 2012 Delaware Ornamental & Turf Workshop. Hockessin Memorial Hall, Hockessin. For more information, visit www.dnlaonline.org.


August 14-16 A Plant's Family Tree: Relationships Within the Plant Kingdom. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. To learn more, visit www.mainegardens.org/calen dar/certificate-program.


August 27-28 Landscape Management Network Workshop. Baltimore. For more information, visit www.landscapemanagementnetwork.com/index.php/planet workshops.

October 2 24th Annual Angie Cammarota Golf Tournament. University of Maryland Golf Course, College Park. For details, visit www.mdturfcouncil.org.


July 26 Great Ideas Summer Conference & Trade Show. Elm Bank Horticulture Center, Wellesley. For more information, visit www.mnla.com.

August 1 UMass Turf Research Field Day. UMass Joseph Troll Turf Research Center, South Deerfield. For details, visit http://extension.umass.edu/turf.

August 3 Grassy Weed Identification Workshop: An In-Depth Look. French Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. To learn more, visit http://extension.umass.edu.

August 14 The Invasive Plant Issue & Invasive Plant Identification. DoubleTree Hotel, Milford. For details, visit http://extension.umass.edu.

September 13 NENA Centennial Celebration. Tower Hill Botanic Gardens, Boylston. To learn more, visit www.newenglandnurseryassociation.org.

September 13-14 Landscape Management Network Workshop. Boston. For more information, visit www.landscapemanagementnetwork.com/index.php/planet workshops.

October 31-December 12 UMass Extension's Green School. Holiday Inn, Marlborough. To learn more, visit http://extension.umass.edu/turf/education/green-school.

New Jersey

July 31-August 1 2012 Rutgers Turfgrass Research Field Days. Hort Farm II, North Brunswick; Adelphia Research Farm, Freehold. For details, visit www.njturfgrass.org.

September 10 NJLCA/IANJ Golf Outing. Neshanic Valley Golf Club, Neshanic Station. For more information, visit www.njlca.org.

New York

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

September 12 Irrigation Association of New York 10th Annual Golf Outing. Woods Course, Cherry Creek Golf Links, Riverhead. For more information, visit www.iany.org.

October 1 Hahn Memorial Scholarship Tournament. Shadow Lake Golf Course, Penfield. To learn more, visit www.nysta.org.

October 2-4 Certified Irrigation Contractor Class & Exam. Sheraton Long Island Hotel, Hauppauge. For details, visit www.iany.org.


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

August 6 Solving Landscape Weed Problems. Penn State Extension, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh. For details, visit http://extension.psu.edu/allegheny.

August 7 Lawn Care Association of Pennsylvania Summer Pest Walk. Kutztown University, Kutztown. For more information, visit www.lawncareofpa.org.

August 9-10 2012 Penn State Turfgrass Field Days. Joseph E. Valentine Turfgrass Research Center, University Park. To learn more, visit www.paturf.org.

August 13 Pesticide Short Course. Penn State Lehigh Valley, Center Valley. For details, visit http://extension.psu.edu.

September 6 Tree Tenders Training. Bucks County Extension Auditorium, Doylestown. To learn more, visit http://extension.psu.edu.

October 13 What is Permaculture. Fairmount Park Horticultural Center, Philadelphia. For more information, visit http://extension.psu.edu/philadelphia.


July 25 Green Works Summer Twilight Meeting. Vermont Wetland Plant Supply, Orwell. To learn more, visit www.greenworksvermont.org.

August 1 Green Works Summer Twilight Meeting. Shelburne Farms Inn, Shelburne. For details, visit www.greenworksvermont.org.


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

August 1 Mobile Marketing with QR Codes. Webinar. For details, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

August 8 Rise to the Top: SEO Basics for Green Industry Professionals. Webinar. For more information, visit www.landcarenetwork.org.

August 9-10 CTSP Workshop. Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Ore. For details, visit www.tcia.org.

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


July 22-25 Recent & Future Innovations in Erosion & Environmental Control. Hamilton, New Zealand. To learn more, visit www.ieca.org.