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WTSC Annual Meeting




This year, we will be hosting a virtual annual meeting. To receive login information, please register and email Kara at krowe@nxnw.net.

2021 WASHINGTON TURFGRASS SEED COMMISSION ANNUAL MEETING
(Zoom)
Wednesday, January 6, 2020

10:00 am    Welcome

10:05 am    Washington Turfgrass Seed Commission Annual Meeting

10:20 am    Integrated Disease Management of Ergot in Kentucky Bluegrass –
Jeremiah K.S. Dung, Qunkang (Ken) Cheng, Ken Frost, Oregon State University
2020 – Report – 10 minutes / 2021 – Proposal – 20 minutes

10:50 am    The Effect of Manure Amendment on Soil pH and Soil Health in Grass Seed Fields –
Ruijun Qin, Oregon State University
2020 – Report – 10 minutes / 2021 – Proposal – 20 minutes

11:20 am    Characterization of vernalization genes and flowering in Kentucky Bluegrass –
Michael M. Neff, WSU, Pullman
2020 – Report – 10 minutes / 2021 – Proposal – 20 minutes

11:50 am    Lunch Break

1:00 pm    Investigating Social Benefits of Natural Turfgrass in Urban Areas –
Dr. Eric Watkins, University of Minnesota–
2020 – Report – 10 minutes / 2021 – Proposal – 20 minutes

2021 – Biocontainment proposal – 10 minutes (not being considered for funding)

1:40 pm    Weed Management in Turfgrass for Seed –
Ian Burke, WSU, Pullman
2020 – Report – 10 minutes / 2021 – Proposal – 20 minutes

2:10 pm    Stormwater suitability factors of turf and native grasses in urban and rural landscapes –
Katherine Kraszewska, Washington State University
2021 Proposal – 20 minutes

2:30 pm    Turfgrass design and water maintenance perceptions and preferences of homeowners –
Katherine Kraszewska, Washington State University
2021 Proposal – 20 minutes

2:50 pm    WTSC Commission Meeting – All are invited to attend