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BASF Sponsored Podcasts and Webinars

June 10, 2016

BASF Sponsored Podcasts

BASF provides innovative solutions that help you deliver healthier, more resilient turf. But we don’t stop there. We also provide the opportunity to learn about the latest research and findings. Our podcast series, called Better Turf Solutions, will give you new ideas for optimizing the health of your turf.

Visit The Pin Sheet for topics, speakers, and a link to our podcast archives.

July 28, 2016

Willie Pennington
BASF Southeast Sales Representative

In this audiocast episode of the BASF Pin Sheet, Jon Kiger chats with long-time BASF Southeast Sales Representative -- and industry icon -- Willie Pennington. Jon and Willie cover a broad range of subjects, from Mother Nature to bent-to-Bermuda conversions, changes in levels of turf inputs over the years... and Willie's penchant for deep sea tuna fishing vacations!

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BASF Sponsored Webinars

Hear the latest in turf research, education and recommendations from university and industry experts, hosted on TurfNet.

April 13, 2016

Scheduling Fungicides for Turf Disease Control

Rick Latin, Ph.D.
Purdue University

This presentation covers background information on common turfgrass diseases, optimal control solutions, knowing which to use, when to use it and why.

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May 4, 2016

Fairy Ring and Fine Agronomics

Mike Fidanza, Ph.D.
Penn State University

John Cisar, Ph.D.
University of Florida

This presentation includes a background on fairy ring, its symptoms, research updates and the latest in disease control.

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July 22, 2016

Summer Weed Update and Options for Control

Jim Brosnan, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee

In this TurfNet University Webinar, Jim Brosnan, Ph.D., of the University of Tennessee will discuss summer weed control. 

This presentation will include a discussion on common troublesome summer weeds and conditions under which each thrive. 

The presenter also will include an update on the latest scientific research on the topic and recommended control methods for a variety of common weeds.

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August 4, 2016

Biology and Control of Rapid Blight

Bruce Martin, Ph.D.
Clemson University

Larry Stowell, Ph.D. 
PACE Turf

In this webinar on rapid blight presented by BASF, Bruce Martin, Ph.D., of Clemson University and Larry Stowell, Ph.D., of PACE Turf will discuss topics such as the host’s range and conditions that make turf susceptible to the pathogen. 

The discussion will include why some geographic areas are more susceptible than others and how it interacts with other diseases, including summer patch and anthracnose. 

The presenters also will discuss fungicide efficacy in the effort to manage against rapid blight and how new chemistries compare with standard treatments.

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