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Jan. 13, 2023
By Tracy CourageU of A System Division of Agriculture
LITTLE ROCK —Turfgrass and landscape experts from Arkansas and beyond will share their
expertise in lawn, golf course, park and sports turf management at the 2023 Arkansas
Turfgrass Association annual conference Jan. 26-27 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
The two-day conference includes concurrent sessions in golf, lawncare and sports turf
and a full day dedicated mainly to pesticide recertification for Arkansas licensed
applicators. Continuing education points are available for professionals with the
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and Arkansas Department of Education.
“It’s always a goal of ours to offer our members a broader perspective of turfgrass
management, research and pertinent issues, which is reflected in the line-up of speakers,”
said Daniel O’Brien, a graduate assistant in horticulture at the University of Arkansas
System Division of Agriculture.
Experts from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture also will lead
Hutchens will also moderate the golf session, and Smith will moderate the lawn and
landscape session. To register for the conference, visit arkansasturf.net.
To learn about extension programs in Arkansas, contact your local Cooperative Extension
Service agent or visit www.uaex.uada.edu. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @AR_Extension. To learn more about Division
of Agriculture research, visit the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station website: https://aaes.uada.edu. Follow on Twitter at @ArkAgResearch. To learn more about the Division of Agriculture,
visit https://uada.edu/. Follow us on Twitter at @AgInArk.
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen
agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption
of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative
Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work
within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas
System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension
and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital
or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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