Attend the Florida Turfgrass Association’s 70th Annual Conference in Kissimmee, Florida at the end of November.

November 28-30 will see the Florida Turfgrass Association’s 70th Annual Conference held in Kissimmee, Florida at the Omni ChampionsGate Resort. The event’s theme is “Sustainability Through Unity.” See the details below.

Details of the Florida Turfgrass Association’s 70th Annual Conference

The details of the Florida Turfgrass Association’s 70th Annual Conference from the FTGA website includes:

Keynote Speaker: Rep. Keith Truenow

Truenow “is the founder of Lake Jem Farms based in Mount Dora. Lake Jem is a major sod producer that supplies turfgrass throughout the State of Florida. Following graduation from high school, Keith enlisted in the United States Air Force and served his Country for the next four years. Following his military service, he returned home to Lake County and his agricultural roots.

Keith serves on several local and statewide boards including; Turfgrass Producers of Florida, Lake County Farm Bureau and the Lake County Fair Association.”

FTGA Conference Agenda:

Tuesday, November 28                     

  • Golf BMP Education
  • FTGA Board of Directors Meeting
  • FTGA Board Dinner

Wednesday, November 29

  • Leadership & Development Breakfast
  • Scramble Golf Tournament
  • Sports Turf Tour
  • CORE & Turf Workshop
  • Opening Reception
  • Corn Boil Grill Competition

– Cornhole 50/50 Challenge

– 50/50 Cash Raffle

Thursday, November 30

  • Continental Breakfast
  • FTGA Past Presidents’ Breakfast
  • Educational Workshops

– Athletic Field Management

– Golf Management

– Landscape & Irrigation Management

– Sod Management

  • Annual Meeting & Awards Lunch
  • Cross-Industry Roundtable

Register for the FTGA Conference here:

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