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    • 17 Feb 2021
    • (CST)
    • via Zoom
    Register

    Illinois Virtual Turf Conference 2021 (Zoom Conference)
    Wednesday February 17th, 2021
    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Title Sponsor

    Registration Cost:
    $50 per person
    $100 for two or more registrants

    AGENDA:
    8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction -Andy Morris
    8:40 a.m. Illinois Update – Bruce Branham 
    9:15 a.m. - Session one (45-minute presentations & 15 minutes Q&A)

    Event Partners:
    Corteva

    Event Sponsors:
    Precision Labs
    Water Well Solutions

    Golf Track

    Session A1 – Putting Green BMPs for Reduced Fungicide Use – Erik Ervin, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware

    Session A2 – Targeted Pesticide Applications: Low-tech and high-tech strategies for precision turfgrass management – Davide McCall, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech University            

    Lawn Care Track

    Session B1 – Natural Products for Weed Control in Turfgrass – David Gardner, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University

    Sports Turf Track

    Session C1 – Research and Science to Improve Athlete Safety and Performance – John Sorochan, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee

    Session C2 – Summer patch and the cultural and chemical battle to maintain your roots. John Inguagiato, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Connecticut

    Sod Growers Track 

    Session D1 –                      


    10:15 a.m. - Session Two

    General Turf Track

    Session E1 – Adventures with Meadows and Naturalized Areas - Erik Ervin, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware

    Session E2 – Communicating with Customers about Pesticides and Fertilizers - David Gardner, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University

    Golf Turf Track

    Session A3– The Whole of an Anthracnose Management Program is Greater than the Sum of its Parts – John Inguagiato, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Connecticut

    Session A4- Understanding the often-misunderstood nematode: The hidden role of plant-parasitic nematodes in putting green decline - Davide McCall, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech University

    Sports Turf Track

    Session C3 - Turfgrass Management Strategies for High Use Athletic Fields. John Sorochan, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee

    Session C4 – Basic Athletic Field Management for Beginners – Bill Sharp, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Illinois. 

    Sod Growers Track

    Session D2 – Controlling Poa annua or creeping bentgrass in Kentucky Bluegrass. Bruce Branham, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois

    11:15 a.m. - Keynote Address 

    COVID-19 and the Future of the Turfgrass Industry - Karl Danneberger, The Ohio State University

    • 17 Feb 2021
    • (CST)
    • via Zoom
    Register
    Sponsorship for TURF Conference 2021
    February 17, 2021

    The ITF Turf Conference will be on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 via Zoom.
    Company Sponsorship Levels:
    Title Sponsor - $1,000 (3 Available)
    Includes top billing sponsorship within all conference materials with your company logo. Includes a 60 second video played during/between education sessions. Follow up email sent to all participants highlighting video/product with contact information. Includes branding on our registration page and show description pages. Includes a year-long thanks on our home page of the ITF’s website.
    Event Partner - $500 (5 Available)
    Recognition during sessions as our Turf Conference Event Partner including all conference materials with still slide displayed during conference with follow up email to all attendees highlighting product with contact information. Includes branding on our registration page and show description pages. Includes a year-long thanks on our home page of the ITF’s website.
    Event Sponsor - $250
    Be recognized as an event sponsors supporting the Turf Conference and the ITF within all materials before, during and after the Conference. Includes a year-long thanks on our home page of the ITF’s website. 


Past events

18 Feb 2020 TURF Conference 2020
18 Feb 2020 SPONSORSHIP - 2020 TURF Conference
22 May 2019 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
22 May 2019 Sponsorship - ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
15 Jan 2019 TURF Conference 2019
15 Jan 2019 SPONSORSHIP - 2019 TURF Conference
16 May 2018 Sponsorship - ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
16 May 2018 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
09 Jan 2018 TURF Conference 2018
09 Jan 2018 SPONSORSHIP - 2018 TURF Conference
22 May 2017 Sponsorship - ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
10 Jan 2017 2017 TURF Conference Sponsorship
10 Jan 2017 TURF Conference 2017
12 Oct 2016 Annual Turf Alumni Golf Outing
21 Jun 2016 NCERA-Tuesday Afternoon Research Tour
21 Jun 2016 2016 NCERA221 Meeting
01 Jun 2016 Midwestern Turf Weed ID Field Class
16 May 2016 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
16 May 2016 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day Sponsorship
12 Jan 2016 TURF Conference 2016
12 Jan 2016 2016 TURF Conference Sponsor/Company Registration
10 Sep 2015 CDGA Turfgrass Field Day
09 Sep 2015 Grass and Grassy Weed ID Field Class
12 May 2015 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day
12 May 2015 ITF/MAGCS Spring Golf Day Sponsorship
13 Jan 2015 2015 TURF Conference Sponsor/Company Registration
13 Jan 2015 TURF Conference 2015
05 May 2014 ITF Spring Golf Day
05 May 2014 2014 ITF Spring Golf Day Sponsorship
07 Jan 2014 TURF Conference 2014
07 Jan 2014 TURF Conference Sponsor/Company Registration
23 Oct 2013 PLANET 2013 Green Industry Conferecne
19 Aug 2013 U of I Turf Field Day
08 Jul 2013 ITF and the Northwest ILGCSA Summer Play Day
13 May 2013 ITF/MAGCS Combined May Meeting
13 May 2013 2013 ITF Spring Golf Day Sponsorship
08 Jan 2013 TURF Conference 2013
08 Jan 2013 TURF Conference Sponsor/Company Registration
24 Oct 2012 2012 Green Industry Conference
21 Sep 2012 Illinois Sports Turf Manager's 2012 Fall Workshop
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