Turfgrass pros come to learn about new issues and research on July 21

The annual Wisconsin Turfgrass Industry/University of Wisconsin turfgrass field day will be held at the O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Educational Facility in Verona, WI on Tuesday, July 21.  Activities begin at 9:00 a.m. with tours of key research projects, including growing grass in the shade, water harvesting for urban ecosystems, emerald ash borer, and sustainable turf management practices for golf courses and home lawns.  A catered lunch is included in the registration fee, and registrants may sign up for optional afternoon workshops including fertilization practices, weed control, and pest management.  Registration and additional information is available at or by calling Audra Anderson at 608-845-6536.