UACES Facebook Field day highlights turf research for lawns, sports, golf

Field day highlights turf research for lawns, sports, golf

By Fred Miller
U of A System Division of Agriculture 
  
July 26, 2016

Fast Facts:

  • Turf field day showcases research for lawns, sports fields and golf course.
  • Event includes a trade show to showcase latest lawn and turf equipment.
  • Field day is followed by pesticide recertification class. 

Related webpage:

http://uark.edu/ua/afls1234/webforms/turffield_day2016.php

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — There’s more to growing grass than sitting around watching it.

Turfgrass Field Day 2014

A turfgrass field day Aug. 3 will demonstrate University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture research aimed at improved management systems for lawns, sports fields and golf courses.

The field day will include a trade show, field tours of horticulture department turfgrass plots and research presentations.

The field day will conclude with a barbecue lunch followed by a pesticide recertification class at 1 p.m.

Registration is $75. For turf companies sending groups, the fee is $75 for the first two attendees and additional persons are $35 each. The fee includes lunch, a Division of Agriculture Turfgrass hat and a book containing the technical information on division turfgrass research.

Register online:

http://uark.edu/ua/afls1234/webforms/turffield_day2016.php

For more information, call 479-575-2603.

 

 

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126
mhightower@uaex.edu

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