(2016) Turf Trends for Changing Times

North Carolina State University’s
Center for Turfgrass Environmental Research and Education
First Annual Research Symposium

December 14th 2016


2016 Program (links to video recordings of all presentations are provided within each section of the program)

8:15-8:30 Opening Remarks

  • Fred Yelverton, Co-Director, Center for Turfgrass Environmental Research & Education, NCSU
  • Richard Linton, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NCSU
  • Rich Bonanno, Associate Dean, CALS and Director, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Link to video recording of introduction: https://vimeo.com/195702479

8:30-9:30 Viney Aneja, Professor, Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University

Global Climate Change: The Role of Agriculture and its Impact on the Environment

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195710751

9:10-9:50 Scott McElroy, Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences, Auburn University

Herbicide Resistant Weed Evolution in Turfgrass

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195718273

9:50-10:30 Dana Lonn, Managing Director, Center for Technology, The Toro Company

Emerging Technologies in Turfgrass Maintenance

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195963112

10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 Jose Milan, Director, Turf & Ornamentals Commercial Operations, Bayer Environmental Science

Future of Plant Protection Products for the Turfgrass Industry

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195727683

11:30-12:10 Paul Raymer, Professor, Crop & Soil Sciences, University of Georgia

Are Transgenic Turfgrasses in our Future?

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195734516

12:10-12:30 Panel Discussion

Link to video recording of discussion: https://vimeo.com/195742060

12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Centere Updates Session I:

  • Grady Miller, Professor & Extension Specialist, Turfgrass Management

Shedding Light on Athletic Field Paint and the Turfgrass Response

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195867044

  • Susana Milla-Lewis, Associate Professor, Turfgrass Breeding & Genetics

Development and Application of Genomic Tools for Warm-season Grasses

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195874312

  • Travis Gannon, Assistant Professor, Pesticide and Trace Elements Environmental Fate & Behavior

Characterizing Pesticide Fate in Turfgrass Systems

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195875944

2:30-2:45 Coffee Break
2:45-3:45 Centere Updates Session II:

  • Jim Kerns, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Turfgrass Pathology

Pythium Puzzlement: Linking Biology to Management

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195961863

  • Rob Richardson, Professor & Extension Specialist, Aquatic and Non-Cropland Weed Control

Managing Aquatic Weeds to Protect Irrigation Uses & Aesthetic Benefits

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195967213

  • Rick Brandenburg: WN Reynolds Professor & Extension Specialist, Entomology

Turf Insect Management: Progress or stuck in the mud

Link to video recording of presentation: https://vimeo.com/195973164

3:45-4:45 Graduate Student Poster Competition / Reception