TCNC 2020 Annual Meeting & Educational Conference
Sedgefield Country Club




9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration, Sponsor Exhibits, Networking and Putting Green Event Open (Putt a Hole-In-One to Win Door Prizes!)

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker
“5 Tips for Better Communications”
Pat Jones, communication expert and advocate in the golf and turf industry
Veteran green industry journalist and marketer Pat Jones provides simple ideas to help you communicate more effectively with customers and others. 

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Educational Session 
“Disease Management in the Landscape”
Dr. Jim Kerns, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist of Turfgrass Pathology, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, NC State University
This presentation will cover the trends we have observed in turf diseases in the landscape including disease such as brown patch, large patch, gray leaf spot and others. It will cover topics such as nitrogen fertility, targeted fungicide use and diagnosis. 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon and Annual Meeting

  • Including - Awards Presentations and Door Prizes Raffle Drawing
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Willie Pennington
  • Eagle Award Recipient: Ray McCauley

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Educational Session
“Mosquito Control – More Than Just Pesticides”

Dr. Mike Waldvogel, Extension Associate Professor, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, NC State University
Knowing how to apply pesticides is just one facet of a mosquito control program.  This session will focus on what else needs to be done or needs to be avoided in delivering an effective and professional service.

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Educational Session
“Deciphering the Roundup Debacle and Herbicide Update”
Dr. Travis Gannon, Associate Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, NC State University


Luncheon Sponsor

Afternoon Refreshment Break Sponsor

Name Badge Sponsor

Putting Green Event & Raffle Sponsor

Lifetime Achievement Honor Break Sponsor

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