Rain Bird Partners With Michigan Turfgrass Foundation To Present The Intelligent Use Of Water Summit XIII: Play On! Water Issues in Today’s Sport Turf Environment

Water Quality, Turfgrass Science, Irrigation Technology and Sports Turf Design To Be Discussed by Panel of Experts; Best Selling Author, Charles Fishman To Deliver Keynote Address

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WHAT:

   

Presented in partnership by Rain Bird and the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation (MTF) at Michigan State University, The Intelligent Use of Water Summit XIII: "Play on! Water Issues in Today’s Sport Turf Environment" will focus on providing greater insight into the science and application sides of turf management in a water sensitive environment.

 

The panel of experts will make brief presentations and then engage in a discussion focused on the topics of water quality, turfgrass science, irrigation design and sports turf course design as it relates to efficient water use.

 

WHO:

A panel of turfgrass, environmental and water experts that includes:
 

 

Dr. Ali Harivandi - University of California Cooperative, Extension Area Specialist

Shawn Emerson - Director of Agronomy, Desert Mountain Club

Dr. Stacy Bonos, Rutgers Turfgrass Institute

Kenny Mangum - Director of Golf Courses and Grounds, Atlanta Athletic Club

Mike Boekholder - Head Groundskeeper, Philadelphia Phillies

Carol Colein - Executive Director, ASIC

Murray Cook - President, Brickman Sports Turf

Mitchell Langley - Owner, MDL Consulting

 

Keynote address given by Charles Fishman, New York Times best-selling author of the book, The Big Thirst.

 

WHEN:

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST
 

WHERE:

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center - Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
 

RSVP:

Open to the Public. Registration is free of charge.

http://mtfconference.org/rain-bird-symposium.html

Contacts

The Pollack PR Marketing Group
Will Ostedt
310-556-4443
wostedt@ppmgcorp.com

The Intelligent Use of Water Summit XIII: "Play on! Water Issues in Today's Sport Turf Environment" will focus on providing greater insight into the science and application sides of sport turf management in a water sensitive environment. (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Water Quality, Turfgrass Science, Irrigation Technology and Sports Turf Design To Be Discussed At Upcoming Rain Bird Summit

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Contacts

The Pollack PR Marketing Group
Will Ostedt
310-556-4443
wostedt@ppmgcorp.com