Field Day Success

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The 2014 Turfgrass Field day was a success. Numerous sponsors, vendors, and industry representatives are to thank for an excellent turn out.

Special thank you to our event staff:

MTA administrative assistant, Mrs. Linda Wells; her husband and retired Turf Extension specialist, Dr. Wayne Wells;  site managers Mr. Jason Ruffin and Mr. Wayne Langford, as well as graduate and undergraduate students who helped facilitate the event.

Thank you to our Exhibitors:

Agri-AFC, BASF, BWI, Cushman, FMC, Greenville Turf & Tractor, Harrell’s, Helena Chemical Company, Humphries Farm Turf Supply, Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Ladd’s, Mississippi 811, Mississippi Turfgrass Association, PBI-Gordon, Redexim Turf Products, Sod Solutions, Syngenta, Williams Equipment & Supply, Winfield Solutions.

Also, special thanks to our Little Dewey’s BBQ lunch sponsors:

BASF, Cushman, Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Sod Solutions, Mississippi Turfgrass Association.

Thank you Harrell’s for donating an iPad, which helped earn more than $300 for the MTA scholarship fund. And thank you to the numerous product supporters that we rely upon for ongoing maintenance at the turf facility.

Great things are coming down the pipeline. Be on the lookout for the fall edition of the Mississippi Turfgrass Magazine. The Online agenda and registration for the Mississippi Turfgrass Association Conference and Tradeshow is now open, and event fliers are being printed and mailed next week. Specially negotiated hotel rates will be posted online in the coming weeks.

Check out our photo gallery. Thanks to our photographers Ms. Kandice Gray and Mr. Judson LeCompte.