Maryland Turfgrass Conference

The Maryland Turfgrass Conference and Trade Show will be held December 10, 2019, at Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center, Ellicott City, Md.

The conference program includes:

  • Pesticide and Professional Fertilizer Re-Certifications
  • Golf
  • Sports Turf
  • Sod
  • Lawn and Landscape
  • Turf Equipment Managers


The Lawn and Landscape Management Session will include tracks on the following topics:

  • “Dealing with Lawn and Landscape Bugs,” by Dr. Kevin Mathias, professor emeritus, University of Maryland
  • “Gray Leaf Spot: Beyond Ryegrass,” by Dr. John Kaminski, Penn State University
  • “Latest Research in Organic and Biorational Weed Control in Turfgrass,” by Dr. Mark Carroll, University of Maryland
  • “Deciphering Myths Around Pesticide Use,” by Dr. Travis Gannon, NC State University
  • “Weed Management in Lawn and Landscape: Lessons Learned Last Season,” by Dr. Jim Brosnan, University of Tennessee
  • “Selecting Grasses for Low-Input Landscapes in the Transition Zone,” by Geoff Rinehart, University of Maryland
  • “Reviewing Ornamental Pest Problems in 2018 and 2019,” by Dr. Karen Rane, University of Maryland


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