HGCSA 2003 Annual Seminar Agenda

Ala Moana Hotel
Thursday September 7, 2023

10:00-12:00Understanding turf’s vital signs, and making the RIGHT decisions in water, nutrient, salinity and cultural practice management
- Defining turf and setting expectations
- Turfgrass physiology and why its important to understand on the Hawaiian Islands
- Understanding water and soil physics and how these impact EVERYTHING
- Salts and Nutrition...does turf know the difference?
- Using monitoring technology for a view inside and into the future
- Pulling it all together
- Viewing YOUR turf from your TURF’s perspective
1:00-2:00 Biology and Ecology of Important Turfgrass weeds on Hawaii Golf Courses
2:00-3:00: Management of goosegrass, sedges, and spurges
3:00-3:15: Break
3:15-4:00Management of other turfgrass weeds on Hawaii golf courses
4:00-4:30Herbicide programs that minimize the development of herbicide resistance
4:30-5:00Questions, discussion, and wrap-up.