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As Canada’s foremost event for the turf sector—including lawn care, sports turf, golf, recreation facilities and nursery sod—the annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium offers sessions on the latest research and innovations in turf management.

2022 Session Highlights

  • Why Weed ID matters... It Could Save Your Life - Dr. Francois Tardif | University of Guelph
  • Management Factors to Consider for Minimizing the Risk of Winterkill - Dr. Kevin Frank | Michigan State University
  • Hiring in Today's Competitive Job Market - Chris Lemcke | Weed Man
  • Tank's empty, but did you hit it? Spraying Basics - Jason Deveau | OMAFRA


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Man mowing a large area of grass.About the Ontario Turfgrass Symposium (OTS)

Designed for turfgrass professionals—in partnership with Sports Turf Canada, Ontario Recreation Facilities Association, Nursery Sod Growers Association, Professional Lawn Care Association of Ontario, and the Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation—the annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium (OTS) is hosted by the Guelph Turfgrass Institute at the University of Guelph, an international leader in the turf sciences.

Take advantage of a great opportunity to grow as a turfgrass professional, network with colleagues in the turf profession, and expand your expertise. Attend a variety of high-quality sessions focusing on the areas of sports turf, recreational facilities, lawn care, golf course, and nursery sod.

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