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2014 North Central Florida Turfgrass Field Day

University of Florida / IFAS

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

2014 North Central Florida Turfgrass Field Day

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular individual registration Ended $35.00 $0.00
Sponsor (with booth & 3 attendees) Ended $300.00 $0.00
Sponsor (Recognition during event) Ended $100.00 $0.00
UF faculty, extension, or student (proof required) Ended Free $0.00
Donate: Support the UF Turf Club Ended

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Event Details

Approved for 3.0 Pesticide Applicator CEU's

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

7:45 - 8:40 AM               Registration and Vendor Time   

8:40 AM                         Opening Remarks

9:00 - 11:30 AM             Field Tours

11:30 - 12:00 PM           Vendor Time

12:00 - 1:00 PM             Lunch

1:15 PM                         Post-lunch activities:  

·        Chipping Contest 

·        Supplemental Field Tours


Special thanks to the Seven Rivers Golf Course Superintendents Association for helping to sponsor this event.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Jason Kruse at 352-273-4569 or

Detailed list of speakers and topics:


  • Dr. Ramon Leon: Preventing escapes of late emerging weed species
  • Dr. Phil Harmon: Turf fungicide product evaluation update 2014
  • Maria Zamora and Eliza Breder: Water savings from soil moisture and evapotranspiration based smart controllers.
  • Dr. Jason Kruse: New fertilizers products for turfgrass management
  • Jing Zhang: Zoysiagrass shade tolerance: How do the cultivars perform?
  • Norma Flor: Evaluation of Seashore Paspalum Genotypes for Response to Dollar Spot Disease
  • Brian Glenn: Practical turfgrass management: Using DLI100 instruments to assess light conditions.
  • Dr. Billy Crow: Turfgrass nematicide trials, 2014
  • Natasha Restuccia – Zoysiagrass NTEP Trials
  • Kevin Kenworthy - Bermudagrass and zoysiagrass breeding activities for golf and sports turf.


Post-lunch walking tours

  • Tour of Plant Breeding Plots, Dr. Kevin Kenworthy



Have questions about 2014 North Central Florida Turfgrass Field Day? Contact University of Florida / IFAS

When & Where

University of Florida Plant Science Research and Education Unit
2556 W Hwy 318
Citra, FL 32113

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

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