The AGCSA is delighted to announce the addition of a further Turf industry leader to the already outstanding line-up for the upcoming 2019 Asia Pacific Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition in Brisbane from 24-28 June.
Joining the line-up of Australia and International Guest Speakers and Panellists at the 2019 Conference, is:
Fred Yelverton, PhD., is a professor of Crop Science at North Carolina State University. He is also Co-Director for the Centre for Turfgrass Environmental Research and Education.
Yelverton conducts research and extension programs in the area of Turfgrass weed management and plant growth regulators. He also teaches a course in Turfgrass weed management at NCSU.
He has research interests in the biology and ecology of weeds, and the development of environmentally sound weed management systems for both warm- and cool-season turfgrasses.
He also has an active research program in Turfgrass responses to plant growth regulators.
He currently advises several graduate students in the area of Turfgrass weed management and plant growth regulators. He teaches an “advanced weed management seminar” and a seminar on “Event Management and golf course preparation” for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
Dr Yelverton has conducted 217 national and international invited presentations involving Turfgrass science since 1995.
This includes invited presentations in 43 US states and South Africa, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Japan, England, Scotland, New Zealand, Singapore, Peoples Republic of Korea, Italy, Spain, China, France, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and the United Arab Emirates.
The AGCSA is thrilled to have an industry leading professor joining some of the Speaker and Program highlights already announced:
Some of the other Program highlights include:
In addition to industry leading education and networking opportunities, the Asia Pacific Turfgrass Conference & Trade Exhibition also includes:
We hope to see you for this industry leading event, one not to be missed for anyone involved in the Turf Management industry.