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2019 SOUTHEAST Regional Conference
TUESDAY • JANUARY 29, 2019
9:30 HVGCSA Meeting Registration
10:00 - 12:00

HUDSON VALLEY GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENTS WINTER MEETING

DEC: 3a and 3b = 1.0 each

GCSAA: Credits Pending

 

HVGCSA Meeting (10:00 - 11:00)

Golf Facility Best Management Practices:
The Logical Next Step in BMP Implementation
(11:00 - 12:00)
Stacey Kingsbury, BMP Project Coordinator, Kingsbury Consulting

12:00 - 1:00 HVGCSA Meeting Lunch
12:30 - 1:00 NYSTA Registration and Refreshments
1:00 - 5:00

LAWN/LANDSCAPE & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

DEC: 3a, 10, and 25 = 3.0 each; 3b = 2.0

STMA: .35

CNLP: 4

ISA: 4

Strategies for Creating Functional and
Maintainable Landscapes

Beyond Turfgrass: Sustainability and
Landscape Design

Constance Haydock, StudioVerdeUS

EcoBeneficial Landscaping: Boosting the
Ecosystem in Any Landscape

Kim Eierman, EcoBeneficial LLC

Ground Rules: Soil Health in the
Urban Landscape

Stephanie Murphy, Ph.D., Rutgers University/New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

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

GENERAL TURF

DEC: 3a and 3b = 1.5 each; 5a = 1.0; 10 = 3.0; CORE = 0.5

STMA: .35

CNLP: 4

GCSAA: .35

Pond and Lake Water Maintenance
James Gorman, The Pond & Lake Connection

Fertilizer and Pesticides – Needed, But Not in Our Water
Robert Nielsen, Jr., CGCS, Bedford Golf & Tennis Club

Water Management: Equipment Wash
Area, Poa vs. Bentgrass and Aududon International

Rick Slattery, Locust Hill Country Club

Regulatory Update and Certification 5A Changes
Catharine Ahlers or Colleen Darcy, NYSDEC

   

 

2019 SOUTHEAST Regional Conference • WEDNESDAY • JANUARY 30, 2019
.60 GCSAA Education Points Awarded
6:00 - 6:30 Registration and Coffee
6:30 - 7:30

EARLY BIRD

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

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

Honeybees and Pollinators
Pat Vittum, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Virtual Pollinator Garden Tour
Jennifer Lerner, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County

7:30 - 8:15 Trade Show and Break
8:15 - 9:45

GENERAL SESSION

DEC: 3a, 3b, and 10 = 0.25 each; CORE = 0.50

STMA: .15

CNLP: 1.5

ISA: 0.5

 

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

Getting the Most Out of Soil Wetting Agents Samuel Bauer, BauerTurf, LLC

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

GOLF TURF

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

CNLP: 1.5

 

Grubs and Caterpillars - Chemical and Non-Chemical Control Options
Pat Vittum, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Building the USGA Green: Tips for Success
Adam Moeller, United States Golf Association

LAWN/LANDSCAPE & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

DEC: 3a, 3b, 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

DEC: 3a, 3b, 10, and 25 = 1.50 each; 8 = 0.75

STMA: .15

CNLP: 1.5

Managing Insects and IPM
Albrecht Koppenhöfer, Ph.D., Rutgers University

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

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and Trade Show
 
1:00 - 2:00

GOLF TURF

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

CNLP: 1

Annual Bluegrass Weevil: TESF Research Update and New Control Methods
Albrecht Koppenhöfer, Ph.D., Rutgers University

LAWN/LANDSCAPE & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE

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

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

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

SPORTS TURF & SCHOOLS

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

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

Managing Water to Optimize Sports Field Playability
Brad Park, Rutgers University
2:00 - 2:30 Trade Show and Break
2:30 - 3:30

GOLF TURF

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

CNLP: 1

Using Science and Technology to Manage Putting Greens
Paul Jacobs, III, United States Golf Association
Green Section

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

SPORTS TURF & SCHOOLS

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

STMA: .1

CNLP: 1

Chemical and Non-Chemical Weed Control on High Traffic Sports Fields
Brad Park, Rutgers University