Complimentary Coffee 7:00 - 9:00 am in the Galleria!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - AM Education Sessions [7:30 - 9:30 am]
Golf Turf Highland Room A
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 1.75 each

CNLP: 2

Best Management Practices for Decreased Pesticide Use
James Skorulski, United States Golf Association

Year in Review and Lightning Round
Paul Jacobs, III, United States Golf
Association Green Section
Sports Turf & Schools Highland Room D
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 1.5 each

CNLP: 2

STMA: .2
Maximizing the Life of Your Turf Field: Synthetic Turf vs. Natural Maintenance
Chris White, Chenango Contracting, Inc.
Quinton Hasak, Doubleday Field, Village of Cooperstown

Best Management Practices to Improve the Safety and Playability of Athletic Fields
Jeff Clarke, CSE, The Toro Company

Landscape & Grounds
Maintenance - Design
Highland Rooms BC
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 10 and 25 = 2 each

CNLP: 2

ISA: 2
Planning for Sustainable Landscape Management
Bruce Fraedrich, Ph.D., Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

Sustainable Gardens: Designs and Plants for Stunning Gardens
Jeff Epping, Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Hands-On Workshop Cascades
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 2 each

CNLP: 2

STMA: .2
Turfgrass Disease Diagnostics
Alex Ellram, Ph.D., SUNY Cobleskill
Break [9:30 - 10:00 am]
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - AM Education Session [10:00 am - 12:15 pm]
General Session Highland Rooms ABC
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 1.5 each

CNLP: 1.75

STMA: .2
NYSTA Awards/Recognition

Using Geo-Referenced Data to Drive Insights and Variable Rate Applications
Aaron Johnsen, WinField United

Weather and Your Venue: How My Turf Impacts Your Turf
Kevin Kloesel, Ph.D., Meteorologist, Office of Emergency Preparedness, University of Oklahoma

Dr. Kevin Kloesel is the University Meteorologist for the Office of Emergency Preparedness, and an associate professor in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma. He is also Director of the Oklahoma Climate Survey. Dr. Kloesel will provide a better understanding of New York weather patterns and climate trends, and how they impact the turfgrass industry. He will also discuss proactive planning in the face of weather threats, and how to keep your crews safe.

Trade Show Opens [12:00 noon]
Lunch [12:00 noon - 1:30 pm]
Grand Opening of the Trade Show!
Come visit with the vendors!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - PM Education Sessions [1:30 - 3:30 pm]
Golf Turf - Turf Technology Highland Room A
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 2 each

CNLP: 2
Managing PGR Over-regulation
Bill Kreuser, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Turf Technology: Drones, Infrared Cameras, Guide to Turf Agronomics, Moisture Meters
Bill Kreuser, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Sports Turf & Schools Highland Room D
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 2 each

CNLP: 2

STMA: .15
Renovating Sports Fields: A Spring, Summer and Fall Renovation Plan
Ike Hunter, North Syracuse Central Schools
Quinton Hasak, Doubleday Field, Village of Cooperstown

Selecting and Establishing Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields
Brad Park, Rutgers University
Landscape & Grounds
Maintenance - Maintenance
Highland Rooms BC
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 10 and 25 = 1.5 each;
3b = 1

CNLP: 2

ISA: 1
Cyclical Landscape Plant Care and Maintenance at Winged Foot Golf Club
Jim Diermeier, CGM, Winged Foot Golf Club

Basic Lawn Maintenance Best Management Practices
Thomas Wright, Masseo Landscape, Inc.
Regulatory Update Highland Room E
Credits:
DEC: CORE = 1.5

CNLP: 2

STMA: .2

ISA: 1.5
NYSDEC Regulatory Update and Website Review
Christopher Wainwright, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Trade Show Hours [12:00 noon - 5:00 pm]
Trade Show Reception 3:30 - 5:00 pm!
Complimentary beer and soda will be served.
 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - AM Education Session [6:30 - 7:30 am]
Early Bird Highland Rooms BC
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 1 each

CNLP: 1

STMA: .1
Turfgrass ShortCUTTs: Significant Pests and Stress of 2017
Kyle Wickings, Ph.D., NYSAES, Cornell University
Trade Show Opens [7:30 am]
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - AM Education Sessions [8:00 - 9:30 am]
Golf Turf
BMPs: Maintenance Facility
Highland Rooms BC
Credits:
DEC: CORE = 1

CNLP: 1.5
Bedford Golf and Tennis Club Wash Station and its Construction Using NYSDEC Guidelines
Robert Nielsen, Jr., CGCS, Bedford Golf & Tennis Club

Water Reduction and Recovery for the Equipment Cleaning Operation
Rick Slattery, Locust Hill Country Club

Greening Your Turf Care Facility on the Cheap
Joellen Lampman, New York State IPM Program, Cornell University
Sports Turf & Schools
Budgeting
Highland Room E
Credits:
DEC: 3a and 3b = .75 each

CNLP: 1.5

STMA: .15
Panel Discussion: Making Every Penny Count: Maintaining Sports Fields with a Limited Budget
Brad Park, Rutgers University
Quinton Hasak, Doubleday Field, Village of Cooperstown
Ike Hunter, North Syracuse Central Schools
Dominic Morales, Professor Emeritus, SUNY Delhi
Landscape & Grounds
Maintenance - Plant Selection
Highland Room A
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 10 and 25 = 1 each

CNLP: 1.5

ISA: 1.5
Perennials, Annuals and Flowering Shrubs that are ‘Rockin’ the Garden Industry
Kerry Ann Mendez, Perennially Yours
Pollinators Highland Room D
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b and 10 = 1.5 each

CNLP: 1.5
Creating Pollinator-Friendly Areas at New York Golf Courses
Scott McArt, Cornell University

Experience with Beekeeping on a Golf Course
Christopher Strehl, The Links at Union Vale
Break [9:00 - 11:00 am] - Complimentary Coffee sponsored by Visit Rochester!
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - AM Education Sessions [10:30 am - 12:00 noon]
Golf Turf - Plant Health Highland Rooms BC
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 1.5 each

CNLP: 1.5

ISA: 1.5
Maximizing Plant Health with Management
Bill Kreuser, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Sports Turf & Schools
Communication
Highland Room D
Credits:
DEC: 3a and 3b = .5 each

CNLP: 1.5

STMA: .15
Communicate for Success
Jeff Clarke, CSE, The Toro Company

Communication Panel Discussion
Jeff Clarke, CSE, The Toro Company
Quinton Hasak, Doubleday Field, Village of Cooperstown
Ike Hunter, North Syracuse Central Schools
Dominic Morales, Professor Emeritus, SUNY Delhi
DOT Regulatory Update Highland Room E
Credits:
DEC: CORE = .75

CNLP: 1.5

ISA: 1.5
DOT Compliance – Can You Afford Not to be in Compliance? Live Mock Truck Inspection
Scott Hendershott, SH Transportation Safety Solutions, LLC
Pest Management - BMPs Highland Room A
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 1.5 each

CNLP: 1.5

STMA: .15
IPM Best Management Practices for Turf Weed Management
Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Ph.D., Cornell University

Insecticide Best Management Practices
Kyle Wickings, Ph.D., NYSAES, Cornell University
Lunch [12:00 noon - 1:30 pm]
Trade Show Closes [1:30 pm]
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - PM Education Sessions [1:30 - 3:30 pm]
Cornell Research Updates
Highland Rooms BC
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 3b, 10 and 25 = 2 each

CNLP: 2

STMA: .2
Cultivating Weed Suppressive Turf
Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Ph.D., Cornell University

Repetitive Overseeding for Weed Management on School Sports Fields
Maria Gannett, Cornell University

Use of Bio-control Nematodes for Controlling White Grubs and Crane flies on School Grounds
Kyle Wickings, Ph.D., NYSAES, Cornell University

Impact of Conventional and Biological Insecticides on Thatch Decomposers
Natalie Bray, Cornell University Graduate Student

Tick Treatments: Getting the Most Out of Private Control Programs While Protecting Water Quality
Joellen Lampman, NYS IPM Program, Cornell University
Landscape & Grounds
Maintenance - Pest Management
Highland Room A
Credits:
DEC: 3a, 9, 10 and 25 = 2 each

CNLP: 2

STMA: .2

ISA: 1 or 2
Disease Diagnostics on Woody Ornamentals
Bruce Fraedrich, Ph.D., Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

The ABC’s of IPM in the Landscape - Abiotic, Biotic, Clients
Nicholas Polanin, Rutgers University Extension
Snow & Ice Management Highland Room E
Credits:
CNLP: 2

STMA: .2
Snow Plows – DOT Compliance: Can You Afford Not to be in Compliance?
Scott Hendershott, SH Transportation Safety Solutions, LLC

Panel Discussion: Anti-Icing vs. De-Icing
Greg Chorvas, Cantine Veterans Sports Complex
Daniel Schied, Cornell University
Sean Hudson, Niagara Falls Bridge Commission
Hank Bailey, Town of Tonawada Highway Department

 

 

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