(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