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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 (GCSAA: .10 AM Session; .35 PM Session)
Hudson Valley Golf Course Superintendents Association Winter Meeting (Meeting registration at 9:30 am)
10:00-12:00
DEC:
3a and 3b = 1 each
Your Path to Sustainable Course Management - Marcus Gray, Director, Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf (11:00 am - 12:00 noon); Lunch (12:00 noon)
12:30
Registration and Refreshments for NYSTA Half-Day Seminars
1:00-5:00 HALF-DAY SEMINARS

LAWN/LANDSCAPE/
GROUNDS MAINTENANCE


DEC:
3a, 10 and 25 = 3 each

CNLP:
4

STMA:
.35

ISA:
4

NJDEP:
3A = 4; 3B and 8C = 2; CORE = 1

Sustainable Urban Landscape Components
Beyond Turfgrass: Sustainability and Landscape Design
- CeCe Haydock, StudioverdeUS

Soil Sense – Let’s Stop Treating Our Soils Like Dirt, Our Lives Depend Upon it!
Dawn Pettinelli, University of Connecticut Soil Nutrient Analysis Lab

Landscaping with Native Trees & Shrubs - Vincent Simeone, Planting Fields Arboretum

Cyclical Landscape Plant Care and Maintenance at Winged Foot Golf Club
Jim Diermeier, CGM, Winged Foot Golf Club

GENERAL TURF

DEC:
3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 3.75 each

CNLP:
4

STMA:
.35

NJDEP:
3B = 7; 10 = 4
Integrated Approaches for Optimizing Turfgrass Disease Control
John Inguagiato, Ph.D.,
University of Connecticut
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 (GCSAA: .65)
6:00 Registration, Break, and Trade Show Set-up
6:30-7:30
EARLY BIRD

DEC:
3a, 9, 10 and 25 = .5 each; CORE = .5

CNLP:
1

STMA:
.1

ISA:
1

NJDEP:
2, 3A and 10 = 1
How to Survive a NYSDEC Inspection -
Catherine Ahlers, NYSDEC

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
7:30-8:10 Trade Show and Break
8:10-9:45
GENERAL SESSION

DEC:
3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = .75 each; CORE = .5

CNLP:
1.5

STMA:
.15

NJDEP:
1A, 3A, 3B and PP2 = 1
Legislator Welcome

New York Alliance for Environmental Concerns Update - Rick Zimmerman, NYAFEC Lobbyist, The Vandervort Group, LLC

Water Conservation Update -
Matt Ceplo, CGCS, Rockland Country Club

Using Geo-Referenced Data to Drive Insights and Variable Rate Applications -
Bruce Jump, WinField United
9:45-10:30 Trade Show and Break
10:30-12:00
GOLF TURF

DEC:
3a, 3b and 10 = 1 each

CNLP:
1.5

NJDEP:
3B = 3
Cultural Practices:
Fertility, Aerification and Organic Matter Management

Steven McDonald, Turfgrass Disease Solutions, LLC
LAWN/LANDSCAPE

DEC:
3a and 10 = 1.5 each

CNLP:
1.5

STMA:
.15

ISA:
1.5

NJDEP:
3A = 3
Build Your Skills
Weed Control in Landscape Beds
Donna Ellis, University of Connecticut
SPORTS TURF

DEC:
3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 1.5 each

CNLP:
1.5

STMA:
.15

NJDEP:
3B = 2
Making Successful Weather-Based
Management Decisions

Brad Jakubowski, Pennsylvania State University
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Trade Show
1:00-2:15
GOLF TURF

DEC:
3a, 3b and 10 = 1.25 each

CNLP:
1.25

NJDEP:
3B = 2
Optimizing and Understanding Fungicide, Herbicide and Insecticide Strategies for Cool Season Grasses – Part 1
Steven McDonald, Turfgrass Disease Solutions, LLC
LAWN/LANDSCAPE

DEC:
3a, 10 and 25 = 1.25 each

CNLP:
1.25

STMA:
.125

ISA:
1.25

NJDEP:
3A = 2
Build Your Skills
Multi-Season and (Practically) Pest Free Gold Medal Plants
Mina Vescera, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
SPORTS TURF

DEC:
3a, 3b and 10 = .5 each

CNLP:
1.25

STMA:
.125

NJDEP:
3B = 2
Strategies for Recovering from High Use and Stresses:
Being Green, Not Lean!

Brad Jakubowski, Pennsylvania State University
2:15-2:30 Trade Show and Break
2:30-3:30
GOLF TURF

DEC:
3a, 3b and 10 = 1 each

CNLP:
1

NJDEP:
3B = 2
Optimizing and Understanding Fungicides,
Herbicides and Insecticide Strategies for Cool
Season Grasses – Part 2

Steven McDonald, Turfgrass Disease Solutions, LLC
LAWN/LANDSCAPE

DEC:
3a, 10 and 25 = 1 each

CNLP:
1

STMA:
.1

ISA:
1

NJDEP:
3A and 3B = 2
Build Your Skills
Do it Yourself Diagnostics – Woody Plant Diseases
Nicholas Brazee, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
SPORTS TURF

DEC:
3a, 3b and 10 = 1 each

CNLP:
1

STMA:
.1
Turf Seed Decision Making – Turf Tech Tool
Bruce Jump, WinField United