OTS is going Virtual! Mark your calendars for the 31st annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium: February 23-24, 2022.

Add your name to the OTS Contact List to receive symposium updates as the speakers and sessions are confirmed.

Taking advantage of the power of event software, virtual OTS will provide two days of programing and more than 25 turf-focused sessions. Session highlights include:

  • 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

Registration includes access to two days of live sessions and the option to watch the recorded sessions at a later date.

Gain your IPM, CGSA, GCSAA and ORFA continuing education credits while attending the live sessions or viewing the session recordings.

Register now!

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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. 

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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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