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2023 OSU Summer Turfgrass Field Day

August 31, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm



Thursday – August 31, 2023

Morning (8:00 am to 12:30 pm) Field Day and Lunch, OSU Lewis-Brown Horticulture Farm, 33329 Peoria Rd, Corvallis, OR, 97331

Afternoon (1:00 to 6:00 pm): Jason Oliver Golf Tournament and Dinner at Trysting Tree Golf Course

Field day details will include the following this year…

  • Optimum tall fescue deficit irrigation rates and frequencies
  • Optimum tall fescue fertility and mowing height
  • Comparing classic and contemporary turf type tall fescue cultivars (from seed production to lawns)
  • Fine fescue drought tolerant cultivars
  • Effects of tall fescue irrigation rates and frequencies on temperature and carbon sequestration
  • Using remote sensing to predict turfgrass winter kill
  • Destructive turfgrass insects of the PNW
  • Turfgrass diagnostics laboratory update (disease trends of 2023)
  • Long term effects of cultivation and topdressing
  • GDD models for PGRs
  • Fungicides for anthracnose management
  • Post emergence herbicides for broadleaf and crabgrass control

Registration and Dinner is FREE for all attendees 

Please RSVP by August 21st to alec.kowalewski@oregonstate.edu


August 31, 2023
8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D
(541) 737-5449


Lewis-Brown Farm
33329 Peoria Rd
Corvallis, OR 97333 United States
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