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2017 Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Field Day

August 9, 2017

NCSU Turfgrass Field Day






Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Research Lab
3920 Dr. Bill Gilbert Way
Raleigh, North Carolina 27604

Online registration is closed. On-site walk up registration opens at 7:30 Wednesday morning!

More information at www.turffiles.ncsu.edu/lwfieldday

Use Chi Road (south of Dr. Bill Gilbert Way) to access the parking lot off Lake Wheeler Road.

The annual Turfgrass Field Day at the Lake Wheeler Field Lab offers the industry and general public a chance to view the NC State Turfgrass Program’s ongoing research trials and speak directly with NC State’s faculty and staff. The broad range of topics includes Integrated Pest Management, cultural practices, irrigation technologies, aquatic weed management, weed control, and more. Then sit down for barbecue lunch with all sides and Howling Cow ice cream!


“2017 Tour of Breeding Plots”

"Understanding Factors that Influence Off-Target Herbicide Injury"


"Use of Drone-Obtained Images in Turf Management Operations"



"Disease Management of Cool-Season Landscape Turfgrasses"


"Using Basamid for Total Vegetation Control with and without Tarps"



"High Tech, Low Tech: Either Way, the Bugs are Dead!"


"Zoysiagrass Development for the USGA and St. Augustinegrass Evaluation in the NTEP"


"Comparing Water Use of Tall Fescue and 'TifTuf' Bermudagrass



"Management of Aquatic Weeds in North Carolina Ponds and Small Lakes"



"Fungicide Program Development for Golf Course Putting Greens in NC"


"Fertility and Topdressing Strategies Following Fraise Mowing" "Fraise/Finesse Mowing as a Spring Transition Aid"

"Maximizing PGR Programs on Ultradwarf Putting Greens"