Conference on Turf Management in Water-Sensitive Areas

Updated Feb 14, 2013
WHAT: Presented in partnership by Rain Bird and the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation (MTF) at Michigan State University, The Intelligent Use of Water Summit XIII: “Play on! Water Issues in Today’s Sport Turf Environment” will focus on providing greater insight into the science and application sides of turf management in a water sensitive environment.
The panel of experts will make brief presentations and then engage in a discussion focused on the topics of water quality, turfgrass science, irrigation design and sports-turf-course design as it relates to efficient water use.
WHO: A panel of turfgrass, environmental and water experts that includes:
• Dr. Ali Harivandi â€“ University of California Cooperative, Extension Area Specialist
• Shawn Emerson â€“ Director of Agronomy, Desert Mountain Club
• Dr. Stacy Bonos, Rutgers Turfgrass Institute
• Kenny Mangum â€“ Director of Golf Courses and Grounds, Atlanta Athletic Club
• Mike Boekholder â€“ Head Groundskeeper, Philadelphia Phillies
• Carol Colein â€“ Executive Director, ASIC
• Murray Cook â€“ President, Brickman Sports Turf
• Mitchell Langley â€“ Owner, MDL Consulting
Keynote address given by Charles FishmanNew York Times best-selling author of the book, The Big Thirst.
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, 7:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. EST
WHERE: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center – Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
RSVP: Open to the public. Registration is free of charge.
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