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Central Regional Conference • Tuesday, January 15, 2019
9:30 CNYGCSA Meeting Registration
10:00 - 12:00

Central New York Golf Course Superintendents Winter Meeting

GCSAA: .10

Labor: The Biggest Challenge in the Golf Course Industry (10:00 - 11:00)
Paul Jacobs, III, United States Golf Association Green Section

CNYGCSA Meeting
(11:00 - 12:00)

12:00 - 1:00 CNYGCSA Meeting Lunch
Central New York Golf Course Superintendents Association Meeting and Lunch Proudly Sponsored by:
12:30 - 1:00 NYSTA Registration and Refreshments
1:00 - 5:00

Golf Turf

DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 2.50 each

CNLP: 4

ISA: 1.5

GCSAA: .35

Aeration, Trees and Water Management
Paul Jacobs, III, United States Golf Association Green Section

The Topdressing Dilemma: Topdressing and Other Practices for Firmer Greens
Norm Hummel, Ph.D., Hummel & Co., Inc.

IPM of Key Insect Pests in New York State Golf Courses
Mark Coffelt, Ph.D., Syngenta Lawn & Gardens

Lawn/Landscape & Grounds Maintenance

DEC: 3a and 10 = 3.50 each;
3b = 1.0

STMA: .4

CNLP: 4

ISA: 4

Sustainable Landscape Management “Spring Primer”

Sustainable Landscape Principles and BMP’S
Amanda Bayer, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Measuring the Quality of Soil and its Relationship to Plant Health
Bob Schindelbeck, Cornell University

Components of a Landscape Weed Management Program
Randy Prostak, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

IPM Strategies for Herbaceous and Woody Plant Pests
Elizabeth Lamb, Ph.D., NYS IPM Program at Cornell University

Sports Turf & Schools
(1:00 - 4:00)

DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 1.0 each

STMA: .3

CNLP: 3

Drainage

Cultural Practices and Prioritizing with a Low Budget

NFL/Major League Sports Special Considerations for Event Planning
Andrew McNitt, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

5:15 - 6:15 NYSTA Attendee Appreciation Reception - Tin Rooster
New York State Turfgrass Association Attendee Appreciation Reception
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Central Regional Conference • Wednesday, January 16, 2019
6:00 - 6:30 Registration and Coffee
6:30 - 7:30

Early Bird

DEC: 2, 3a, 9, 10, 25 and CORE = 0.50 each

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

ISA: 1

Oak Wilt: What Do New Discoveries of This Harmful Pathogen Mean for Oaks in New York State?
Karen Snover-Clift, Cornell University Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic

How to Survive a NYSDEC Inspection
Amy Ortlieb, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 6

7:30 - 8:00 Trade Show and Break
8:00 - 9:45

General Session

DEC: 3a, 3b, 8, 10 and 25 = 1.0 each
CORE = 0.50

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1.5

ISA: 1.5

NYAFEC Legislative Update
Rick Zimmerman, The Vandervort Group, LLC


Don’t Get Ticked New York
Matt Frye, Ph.D., NYS IPM Program at Cornell University

9:45 - 10:30 Trade Show and Break
10:30 - 12:00

Golf Turf

DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 1.50 each

CNLP: 1.5

Anthracnose: The Scourge of the Modern Putting Green

Dollar Spot: The Most Important Turf Disease
Richard Buckley, Rutgers University Plant Diagnostic Lab

Lawn/Landscape & Grounds Maintenance

DEC: 3a, 9 10 and 25 = 1.50 each

STMA: .15

CNLP: 1.5

ISA: 1.5

Gardening for Good: Developing a Comprehensive Invasive Species Management Plan
Jessica A. Schuler, New York Botanical Garden

Sports Turf & Schools

STMA: .15

CNLP: 1.5

Player Safety

Topdressing Materials and Selection – Sand vs. Compost. Which Would You Choose?
Andrew McNitt, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and Trade Show
Wednesday Lunch Proudly Sponsored by:
1:00 - 2:00

Golf Turf

DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 1.0 each

CNLP: 1

Pythium Disease Complex
Richard Buckley, Rutgers University Plant Diagnostic Lab

Lawn/Landscape & Grounds Maintenance

DEC: 3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 1.0 each

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

IPM Strategies for Landscape Turf
Mary Owen, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Sports Turf & Schools

DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 0.50 each

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

Back to Basics: Improving Turf and Infield Soils Through Design and Modification
Norm Hummel, Ph.D., Hummel & Co., Inc.
2:00 - 2:30 Trade Show and Break
2:30 - 3:30

Golf Turf

DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 0.50 each

CNLP: 1

Greens Expansions, Regrassing and Recontouring
Norm Hummel, Ph.D., Hummel & Co., Inc.

Lawn/Landscape & Grounds Maintenance


DEC: 3a, 9, 10 and 25 = 1.0 each

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

ISA: 1

Do it Yourself Diagnostics – Woody Plant Diseases
Nicholas Brazee, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Sports Turf & Schools

DEC: 3, 3b and 10 = 1.0 each

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

Player Safety

Infields, Outfields and Other Fields: Keeping Pests at Bay with Targeted BMP’s
Mary Owen, University of Massachusetts Extension