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2022 Michigan Turfgrass Conference

  • 04 Jan 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • 06 Jan 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

Registration

  • Full conference registration includes three days of educational programming, lunch on Wednesday and the vendor half-time show on Wednesday afternoon.
  • One day conference registration for educational sessions on Tuesday, Jan. 4.
  • One day conference registration for educational sessions, lunch and the vendor half-time show on Wednesday, Jan. 8
  • One day conference registration for educational sessions on Thursday, Jan. 6th.
  • Two day conference registration for Tuesday and Wednesday educational sessions, lunch on Wednesday and the vendor half-time show on Wednesday afternoon.

Register

2022 Michigan Turfgrass Conference
January 4th -6th
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

Hotel Room Block Code: MTF010422
Cost is $139.00 per night plus taxes

*Free Parking is available
*Lunch provided on Wednesday
*Haltime show on Wednesday

Education Program:

Tuesday, January 4th    

Golf 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Equipment Technicians Session 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, January 5th

Golf 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Asst. Golf Course Superintendents 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Equipment Technicians Session 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Lunch (Included) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Golf 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Asst. Golf Course Superintendents 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Equipment Technicians Session 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Vendor Halftime Show 4:00 pm
(Vendors can register here)

Thursday, January 6th

Golf 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adjourn 12:00 pm 

Credit Information:

MDARD Pesticide Recertification Credits & GCSAA Education Pts information will be available soon.

Speaker Schedule:
Schedule subject to change.  List will be updated as schedule becomes finalized.

Tuesday,  January 4th
Pathology Research Update - Dr. Joe Vargas, MSU - Golf 12:00 pm
Research Update - Dr. Trey Rogers, MSU - Golf 12:30 pm
Andy Johnson - The Fried Egg - Golf 1:00 pm
Pesticide Storage - Dr. Fred Whitford, Purdue University - Golf 2:00 pm
Poa control - Dr. Jim Brosnan, University of Tennessee - Golf 3:00 pm
Pam Sherratt, The Ohio State University - Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 3:00 pm

Wednesday, January 5th
Gerald Husemann - Managing Native Areas on Golf Courses - Golf 8:00 am
New Herbicides for Cool-Season Turfgrass - Dr. Jim Brosnan, University of Tennessee - Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 8:00 am
Andy Johnson - The Fried Egg - Golf 9:00 am
Keep the Spray Rig on the Road and Out of Trouble - Dr. Fred Whitford, Purdue University - Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 9:00 am
Non-Chemical Water Conditioners - Dr. Bernd Leinauer, New Mexico State University - Golf 10:00 am
Pam Sherratt, The Ohio State University - Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 10:00 am
Research Update: Dr. Thom Nikolai - Golf 12:00 pm
Irrigation Water Quality and Understanding a Water Quality Test Report - Dr. Bernd Leinauer, New Mexico State University Lawns, Athletic Fields, and Grounds 12:00 pm
Research Update: Dr. Emily Merewitz - Golf 12:30 pm
Natural Capital Value of Golf Courses - Dr. Brian Horgan, MSU - Golf 1:00 pm
Innovation in Turf - Diane and Greg Mischel - Golf 2:00 pm



Michigan Turfgrass Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 27156, Lansing, MI 48909

The Michigan Turfgrass Foundation exists to promote safe, healthy turf surfaces for all Michigan residents.

Call or E mail Us

Office: +1 517 392 5003

E Mail miturfgrass@gmail.com


Address:

PO BOX 27156

LANSING, MI 48909

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