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Sports Turf Association’s Field Day Sept. 22 in Oakville


August 24, 2011
By Mike Jiggens

The 24th annual Field Day of The Sports Turf Association will be held Thursday, Sept. 22 at Glen Abbey Community Centre in Oakville, Ont.

The day, which begins with opening remarks at 9 a.m., includes four separate education sessions followed by equipment demonstrations outdoors by industry exhibitors.

Speakers and their topics include:

• Constable Carla Draper, Halton Regional Police Service, "Crime and the sports turf manager."

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• Rob Cook, Rain Bird Canada Services Corp., "Water conservation/irrigation central control."

• Pam Charbonneau, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, "Weeds be gone."

• Dr. Eric Lyons, University of Guelph, "Fertility and fertilizer technologies: using fertilizers correctly to reduce the need for pesticides."

For more information and how to register, visit http://www.sportsturfassociation.com or call (519) 763-9431.