Field day attendees observe different techniques of turf and landscape care.
Turf industry tradeshow and research tours at Purdue Turf and Landscape Field Day
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Turf and Landscape Field Day will take place on Tuesday, July 18, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the William H. Daniel Turfgrass Research and Diagnostic Center. The annual, one-day event will comprise of research tours, info sessions, and a tradeshow.
“The 2023 field day will feature 18 faculty, staff, and graduate students from Purdue showcasing research, best management practices, and pests of concern. In addition to morning presentations, there will be four afternoon workshops that include turfgrass health, weed identification and control, getting started with using UAVs (drones), and a tour of the Purdue Arboretum discussing opportunities and challenges of native plantings,” said Kyle Daniel, Purdue Extension specialist. A tradeshow with over 40 exhibitors, displaying equipment and turf and landscape products, will also be included in the day’s activities.
The William H. Daniel Turfgrass Research and Diagnostic Center is located at 1340 Cherry Lane, West Lafayette, Indiana. Registration begins at 8 a.m. EDT the morning of the event, and a Women of the Green Industry tour will occur at 3:30 p.m. after the field day concludes. More information, including pre-registration instructions for attendees and exhibitors, education credits, pricing, and directions, can be found HERE.