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Conference Education

 

Golf and Sports Turf Track

DECEMBER 7, 2021

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Tuesday December 7, 2021
The Crags- Castle Pines Multi Use Putting Green– Sean McCue
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8:00AM - 9:00 AM, Tuesday December 7, 2021
Annual Bluegrass Control-Using PoaCure and other Products– Dr. James Baird(CR 206 - 1 Credit) 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Tuesday December 7, 2021
Management of Brown Ring Patch and Anthracnose on Golf Greens– Dr. James Baird

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11:00AM - 12:00PM, Tuesday December 7, 2021
Best new Annual and Perennial plants from the 2020 CSU trials and Update from Plantselect for 2021– Dr. Jim Klett (CR 207 - 1 Credit)
Learn about the top performers from the 2020 Colorado State University Annual and Perennial Flower trials that you will definitely want to utilize in your landscape plans for 2021.  Also learn about the 2021 Plant Select Introductions and some of the top performers from years past that you need to plant.

1:00PM - 2:00PM, Tuesday December 7, 2021
Why you Should be Certified (CSFM CGCS)Panel– Ross Kurcab, Mark Krick, Abby McNeal, Dennis Lyon 
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3:00PM - 4:00PM, Tuesday December 7, 2021
Turfgrass Weed Management Update– Dr. Tony Koski (CR 205-1Credit)
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Tuesday December 7, 2021
Drought Management Strategies forTurfgrass– Dr. James Baird
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DECEMBER 8, 2021
 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Japanese Beetle Management and Biological Control Program Update– Dr. Whitney Cranshaw
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8:00AM - 9:00 AM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Growth Management of High Maintenance Turf using Plant Growth Regulators– Dr. Bill Kreuser
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11:00AM - 12:00PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Robotic Painting– Lynn Griffen
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1:00PM - 2:00PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Precision Management of Golf Course Fairways– Dr. Bill Kreuser
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2:00PM - 3:00PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Bermuda Grass Rises– Evan Fowler
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3:00PM - 4:00PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Putting Green Management and Tournament Preparation– Dr. Bill Kreuser
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
US Open Volunteering Experience and MLB All Star Game– Sun Roesslein
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Pesticide Track

Workshop Tuesday December 7, 2021 - 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Pesticide Applicator **MUSTregister For FULL DAY (AM and PM Workshop)**
Commercial Applicator Test Prep Course – Thia Walker, Colorado State University  
Are you nervous and unsure how to prepare for the Commercial Applicator Test? Thia Walker will navigate through the Commercial Applicator Pesticide Study Guide to prepare attendees for the General Exam. Attendees will highlight areas to review in the study guide so they know exactly what information to focus on. Areas covered will include the necessary federal and state laws & regulations, applicator safety, pesticide labels and labeling, pesticide formulations, identifying hosts, environmental safety and pesticide applications. And learn how to do that ‘dreaded math’ for applications!  
The newly revised workshop manual will be available for purchase at the workshop itself. Manual cost is $25 each, checks or exact cash only.


7:00AM - 1:00PM, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - Pesticide Applicator Track
Core Credits – Sandra McDonald, Mountain West PEST (LR1, LR2, PF, AS, PS, EP, UP)
  • Laws & Regulations – FIFRA as the Basis for State Pesticide Laws
  • Laws & Regulations – CDA Pesticide Violations – Top 10 List!
  • Pesticides & Their Families – pesticide Resistance Management
  • Applicator Safety – PPE Selection
  • Public Safety – Cancer “Risk” of Pesticides
  • Environmental Protections – Pesticide Disposal Issues
  • Use of Pesticides – Reasons to Read a Label
 

Workshops
 

Workshop Tuesday December 7, 2021 - 7:00 AM-12:00 PM - Landscape Technology
Turf& Weedy Grass ID – Dr. Tony Koski, Colorado State University (Category 206 – 2 credits)
Attendees will learn how to use botanical characteristics and both paper and online keys to identify common turf species and weedy grasses, using live samples. Approaches to management will be discussed, but the focus will be on proper identification of grasses and why it is important to develop this important skill.

Workshop Tuesday December 7, 2021 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Landscape Technology
Tree & Shrub ID– Alison O’Connor/Eric Hammond (CR 207 - 2 Credits)
This class will focus on basic identification hints of woody landscape plants that are commonly found in the industry. Plant samples and photos from all season will be used in the learning process, along with hands-on identification of plant material. Specific information about potential insects, disease, and cultural needs will be discussed for all plants.



 

 

Irrigation/Commercial Lawn & Landscape Track

DECEMBER 8, 2021

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Thje Crags- Castle Pines Multi Use Putting Green– Sean McCue
Descriptor Currently unavailable

8:00AM - 9:00 AM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Annual Bluegrass Control-Using PoaCure and other Products– Dr. James Baird(CR 206 - 1 Credit) 
Descriptor Currently Unavailable

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Management of Brown Ring Patch and Anthracnose on Golf Greens– Dr. James Baird

Descriptor not Yet Available

11:00AM - 12:00PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Best new Annual and Perennial plants from the 2020 CSU trials and Update from Plantselect for 2021– Dr. Jim Klett (CR 207 - 1 Credit)
Learn about the top performers from the 2020 Colorado State University Annual and Perennial Flower trials that you will definitely want to utilize in your landscape plans for 2021.  Also learn about the 2021 Plant Select Introductions and some of the top performers from years past that you need to plant.

1:00PM - 2:00PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Why you Should be Certified (CSFM CGCS)Panel– Ross Kurcab, Mark Krick, Abby McNeal, Dennis Lyon 
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3:00PM - 4:00PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Turfgrass Weed Management Update– Dr. Tony Koski (CR 205-1Credit)
Descriptor not yet available

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday December 8, 2021
Drought Management Strategies forTurfgrass– Dr. James Baird
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