THE ATLANTIC TURFGRASS

2022 VIRTUAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE

February 15, 22 & 24, 2022

CONFERENCE AGENDA

AVAILABLE POINTS/CREDITS (Click below for details)

NS and NL           NB

8:40 AM                               Opening Remarks – AGSA President, John Mills

8:50 AM                               Greetings – Syngenta, Pat Moir

9:00-10:00 AM                    Tom Hsiang: Turf Disease Management in the era of reduced fungicide use

10:00-11:00 AM                   Callum Haughn: Sharing in Strength, what’s working around the Maritimes

11:00-12:00 PM                    Matt Giese, Syngenta: Turfgrass Insects – Preparing for this year and beyond

Noon                                     30 minute break

12:30-1:30 PM                      Gordon Kauffman: Nitrogen (N) and Potassium (K) fertilization strategies and considerations

1:30-2:30 PM                        Leah Brilman: Seed Supply Issues: Causes and where do we go?

2:30 PM                                 Closing Remarks

8:40 AM                                Opening Remarks

8:45 AM                                Syngenta, Pat Moir

9:00-10:00 AM                     Jeff Mingay: What is golf architecture relative to improving your course?

10:00-11:00 AM                    Alan Dolick: Managing for soil biology in golf: Lessons learned over the years.

11:00-12:00 PM                     Ryan Beauchamp: The Bayer Necessities of Application 2.0

Noon                                      30 minute break

12:30-1:00 PM                       Wayne Roper, Aquatrols: Wetting agent chemistry for turfgrass management

1:00-1:30 PM                         Corrie Almack: Organic matter monitoring in golf greens

1:30-2:30 PM                         Cam Stephens: Fungicides – How they work, optimization, management practices, etc.

2:30 PM                                  Closing Remarks

9:00-10:00 AM                   Paul MacCormack: Mindful greenkeeping in stressful times

10:00-11:00 AM                   Dr. Clint Mattox: Alternative approaches to suppressing Microdochium Patch

11:00 AM                              AGSA Awards

11:20 AM                              Panel Discussion:  Mike Deyoung – Future trends in golf course maintenance

12:30 PM                             Closing Remarks

A special thank you to our Conference Sponsor

And supporting sponsors

 

For more information on the 2022 Atlantic Turfgrass Conference contact:

Jim Nix, AGSA Executive Director, e-mail: 1967agsa@gmail.com / Call: 902-483-5931