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Midwestern Turf Weed ID Field Class

  • 01 Jun 2016
  • 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Midwest Golf House, Sunshine Course and Clubhouse


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • June 1, 2016

Midwestern Turf Weed ID
and Their Control

Where: Midwest Golf House, Sunshine Course and Clubhouse

Session I Cancelled.
Registration for Session II to open at late date. 

Session I – Wednesday, June, 1, 2016, 2:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Session II– Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, 2:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Each session is limited to 24 registrants.

Offered in two parts (June 1 and September 7, 2016)
Dr. Tom Voigt, Dr. Bruce Branham and Bill Sharp from the University of Illinois will lead a hands-on Weed ID Field Class at the Midwest Golf House in Lemont, Illinois. Taught in two sessions, each class will feature plants that are actively growing during that time of year. Participants will learn through hands-on evaluation and learning proven techniques to properly identify the plants outlined below.

The most up to date control measures will also be discussed for each including: best management practices, IPM and chemical control.  Please come with questions and be ready to learn.

Annual Bluegrass Poa annua
Bermudagrass Cynodon daxtylon
Black Medic Medicago lupulina
Branyardgrass Echinocloa crusgalli
Broadleaf Plantain Plantago major
Buckhorn Plantain Plantago lanceolata
Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare
Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense
Common Burdock Arctium minus 
Common Chickweed Stellaria media
Common Mallow Malva neglecta
Common Purslane Portulaca oleracea
Common Violet Viola spp.
Common Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Creeping Bentgrass Agrostis stolonifera
Curly Dock Rumex crispus  
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
Fall panicum Panicum 
Goosegrass Eleusine indica
Green foxtail Setaria viridis
Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea
Henbit Lamium amplexicaule
Indian Mock strawberry Duchesnea indica
Large Crabgrass Digitaria sanguinalis
Mouseear Chickweed Cerastium vulgatum
Musk Thistle Carduus nutans
Nimblewill Muhlenbergia shreberi
Persian Speedwell Veronica persica
Pineapple Weed Matricaria matricarioides
Prostrate Knotweed Polygonum aviculare
Prostrate Spurge Euphorbia humistrata  
Quackgrass Elytrigia repens
Red Sorrel Rumex acetosella
Shepherd’s purse Capsella bursa pastoris
Tall Fescue Festuca arundinacea
White Clover Trifolium repens
Wild Garlic Allium vineale
Yellow Foxtail Setaria glauca
Yellow nutsedge Cyperus esculentus
Yellow Woodsorrel Oxalis stricta

Registration fee for each class is $85 or $150 if you sign up for both. The fee includes “Identifying Weeds in Midwestern Turf and Landscapes”, handouts and light refreshments

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