Researchers and extension specialists of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Science will present the latest information on how to care for residential lawns and commercial gold courses.
Field day topics will include controlling turf insects like mole crickets and white grubs as well as controlling turf weeds like crabgrass and dollar spot. A barbecue and chicken lunch will be followed by displays and demonstrations of the latest turfgrass industry equipment.
The field day is certified for Georgia Pesticide License credit hours — two hours for a private license and four hours in categories 21, 24 and 27. The event, which will be held rain or shine, will also be offered in Spanish.
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UGA Cooperative Extension, the Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association, the Georgia Urban Ag Council and the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture have partnered to conduct this field day.
Registration for the event starts at 8 a.m. The cost is $65 and covers the day’s program and lunch. Groups of four or more will receive a 10 percent discount. Students can attend for $20. Registration is also available at www.georgiaturf.com or by calling 770-229-3477.