Sugarcane Beetle: An emerging Insect Pest in Georgia Turfgrass

Clint Waltz, Shimat Joseph, and Will Hudson
University of Georgia



Identifying and Control of Rhizoctonia Large Patch in Georgia 

Alfredo Martinez-Espinoza, Elizabeth Little, Time Daly, & Brian Vermeer, University of Georgia.


Turf Team Events

These two events will be held TOGETHER, same time, same place, in Tifton, GA Preliminary Agenda Tuesday, November 2 •    4:00 pm:  Field tour, putting green cultivar development | Dean Nick Place, Brian Schwartz & turfgrass breeding team•    5:30 pm:  Networking & social hour and dinner I Black Shank Pavilion UGA Wednesday, November 3 SE Turfgrass Educational Conference l UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton GA •    8 – 11:30 am: Educational conference for sod/landscape professionals•    10 – 11:30 am: Breakout session for Sod Producers only – “U.S. Sod Checkoff Initiative” discussion Superior Turf Bellflower Farms I Brighton Road, Tifton, GA•    Noon - 1:30 pm: Exhibitor tradeshow and interaction with vendors•    12:30 pm:  Lunch at the Farm •    1:30 -3:30 pm:  Equipment and field day demonstrations GA Pesticide and GGCSA credits applied for.
Nov 02
11/02 4:00PM - 11/03 3:30PM Georgia Urban Ag Council (UAC) Sod/Landscape Field Day and 74th Annual Turfgrass Conference UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Current research and general management of Imported fire ants in nurseries Dr. Jason Oliver, Dept. of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Tennessee State University The talk will cover basic imported fire ant management techniques for nursery, landscape, and turfgrass sites and will provide information on the latest research to develop new and more practical treatments for fire ant quarantine certification in commercial nurseries.   The worst weeds in the landscape and how to control them Dr. Mark Czarnota, Dept. of Horticulture, University of Georgia Weed control starts with proper identification; Dr. Czarnota will cover the most troublesome landscape weeds and discuss the best strategies for cultural and chemical control.
Nov 18
11/18 3:00PM - 11/19 5:00PM GTPOB Green Webinar Series Session 6
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