2023 ATLANTIC TURFGRASS
ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW

February 14-16, 2023

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

AGSA Social – Turf Trivia Night – Elements Room, Westin Nova Scotian

8:00-12:00 PM                    Eric Lyons: Best Management Practices for Maintaining Natural Sports Field

9:00-12:00 PM                    Doug Soldat: Soil Organic Matter Measurement and Management

12:00-1:00 PM                     Lunch – for those taking morning and afternoon seminars

1:00-4:00 PM                      Ben McGraw: Developing a Holistic Insect Management Plan for Turf Pests of the Maritimes

4:30-5:00 PM                      Reception

5:00-7:00 PM                      Trade Show Opening

7:45-8:00 AM                     Opening Remarks – Conference Chair/President/Syngenta

8:00-9:00 AM                     Doug Soldat: Optimized Fertilization for Golf Turf

9:00-10:00 AM                   Ben McGraw: New (and new-ish) Chemical and Biological Insecticides for Turf Pests in the Maritimes

10:00-11:00 AM                   Elliott Dowling: Using Data to Guide Maintenance Decisions

11:00-12:00 PM                   Trade Show Opening – Dedicated trade show time, including lunch being served on the trade show floor

2:00-2:15 PM                       Rob McGregor – President’s AGSA Update

2:15-3:15 PM                         Eric Lyons: What’s new at GTI (Guelph Turfgrass Institute)

TECH TALKS – SESSION 1

3:20-3:40 PM                      TT1 – Syngenta

3:40-4:00 PM                      TT2 – Belchim

4:00-4:20 PM                     TT3 – Aquatrols

4:20-4:40 PM                      TT4 – BASF

6:00-6:30 PM                      Presidents Reception

6:30-8:30 PM                      Awards Banquet

8:00-9:00 AM                     Elliott Dowling: New Trends in Cultivation

TECH TALKS – SESSION 2

9:00-9:20 AM                      TT5 – Envu

9:20-9:40 AM                      TT6 – Envu

9:40-10:00 AM                    TT7 – TBD

10:00-10:10 AM                    Break

10:10-11:15 AM                       Brandon Bell: Building Links – A Look into Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

11:15-12:15 PM                        AGSA Round Table (Mike Deyoung – Moderator)

12:15-12:20 PM                      Closing Remarks

A special thank you to our Conference Sponsor

 

For more information on the 2023 Atlantic Turfgrass Conference contact:

Jim Nix, AGSA Executive Director, e-mail: [email protected] / Call: 902-483-5931