Registration for the 2023 NGCSA Symposium
closed on November 3rd.

No on-site registrations will be accepted.


Wednesday, November 8th Thursday, November 9th
  *Country Club of Lincoln*

Pesticide Recertification (will receive renewal in 2024)
UNL East Campus Union - follow signage to room
Check-in open: 7:30am
Recertification starts promptly at 8:00am (late arrivals will not be let in)
Parking provided

8:30-9:15am: Check-in and Breakfast Available to enjoy
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN - Noon - 1:15pm 9:15-9:30am: Welcome Remarks

Golf Field Day - research plots, UNL East Campus Union: 1:30-3:00pm (full Golf Field Day schedule below)
*note: due to weather, this event has been moved inside to the UNL East Campus Union.

9:30am: Keynote - Mr. Jay Foreman: Building a Winning Culture + Football!
*hotel check-in for those that need*: 3:00-5:00pm 10:00am: GCSAA Update - Mr. Randy Robinson, Regional Director
Brew Crew Social: 5:00-5:30pm Lazlo's Downtown 10:30am: Break
Dinner + Annual Meeting: 5:30pm Lazlo's Downtown 10:45am: Dr. Richard Hurley: Bentgrass breeding that led to the development of the Super Bents
  11:45am: Luncheon
*Equipment Managers will have their own track on November 8th, taking place at the Country Club of Lincoln shop* EMs are welcome to attend the brew crew +annual meeting on Wednesday evening, and Thursday education.
See below for EM schedule.
12:30pm: Mr. James Hamilton, JD: HR issues + ask the questions you have
  1:15pm: Break
  1:30pm: Mr. Trent Manning, CTEM: How to work alongside your EM
  2:15pm: Dr. Rich Hurley: How to efficiently plan a bentgrass grassing conversion and take advantage of the new genetics
  Adjourn at 3:15pm



Wednesday, November 8th Country Club of Lincoln Shop

8:30 AM-9 AM: Attendee arrival/meet and greet.

9:00 AM-11 AM: Trent Manning Presents his Tips and Tricks presentation

11:00 AM-11:15 AM:  Break

11:15 AM-12:00 PM:  Round Table Event(get together in smaller groups and discuss topics).

12:00 PM-1:00 PM:  Lunch Provided by CCL

1:00 PM-2:00 PM:  Mark Thomas presents Basic Sprayer Technology(Pumps, nozzles, etc.)

2:00 PM-3:00 PM:  Jordan Roth and Brian Knoche present Asset Management: Tracking Repairs and helpful tips on using internet to efficiently maintain your fleet.

300: PM:   End of EM event time for hotel check in before 5PM meeting at lazlos downtown

EMs will meet at CCL on Wednesday, November 8th. They will then join the group for the evening Brew Crew social and dinner at Lazlo's downtown. EMs are welcome, and encouraged to attend the education session on November 9th. All EM's are $100, which includes all education and meals.




Included with registration!


Golf Field Day – this will be held inside at the UNL East Campus Union 1:30-3:00pm

1:30-1:50 Modern Tools for Dollar Spot Diagnostics, Keenan Amundsen, Professor, and Turfgrass Breeder, UNL

1:50-2:30 It’s all about the tines, a closer look at putting green aeration and sand incorporation, Roch Gaussoin, Professor, and Extension Turfgrass Specialist

2:30-2:50 Kentucky Bluegrass Traffic Tolerance and its use for Putting Green Surrounds, Amanda Folck, Turfgrass Extension Educator, UNL

2:50-3:00 General Q and A



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