When: Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Where: Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station (map)

The annual Iowa Turfgrass Field and Demo Day hosted by Iowa State University will once again be held in the fall, on Wednesday, September 14.  The Iowa Turfgrass Field and Demo Day brings people together from all across the turfgrass industry for a day of food, fun, networking, and a little education.  All attendees receive complimentary: coffee, lemonade, water, donuts, BBQ lunch, and equipment and product demos.


Educational topics and speakers include:
    - Cultivar Trials by Dr. Nick Christians
    - What's Bugging your Lawn? by Dr. Donald Lewis
    - Fertility Performance and Establishment of Home Lawns by Dr. Adam Thoms
    - Tree Pruning for the Landscape by Dr. Jeff Iles
    - Popular weed identification tour


Pesticide applicator training sessions begin at 10 am and include restricted entry level, recognition of sensitive sites, right of way and pesticide labels.  Continuing instructional credits are being offered to certified pesticide applicators for recertification of commercial or private licenses in categories 3O (Ornamental Pest), 3T (Turf Pest), 3OT (Ornamental and Turf Pest), and 10 (Research and Demonstration).


Cost: $40 per person ($60 per person if including PAT)