Research in Turfgrass at Oregon State University

2024 Winter Turfgrass Field Day

Thursday - Feb 29, 2024

3 P.M. Education at Lewis-Brown Horticulture Farm, 33329 Peoria Rd, Corvallis, OR, 97333

5 P.M. Dinner

Registration and Dinner is FREE for all attendees 

Please RSVP to alec.kowalewski@oregonstate.edu 

Research at Oregon State University centers around improving the environmental and economic sustainability of turfgrass management.  Below are a list of research trials that are currently ongoing or have been conducted over the past few years specific to each focal area. 

Environmental Research    

Annual Bluegrass Putting Green Maintenance

  • Aerification and topdressing requirements 
  • Enhancing aerification recovery time with plant growth regulator use
  • Seedhead Suppression using Proxy
  • Alternative strategies to manage Microdochium patch
  • Anthracnose, gray snow mold, and Microdochium patch fungicide evaluation trials

To learn more about the research trials listed above, please click on the field day proceedings below, or return to the BeaverTurf homepage and click on the appropriate segment of the turfgrass industry that you are interested in.

Field Day Proceedings

2024 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2023 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2023 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2022 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2022 Sport Field Maintenance Proceedings (Summer)

2022 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2021 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2021 Virtual Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2020 Virtual Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2020 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2019 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2019 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2018 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2018 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2017 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2017 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2016 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2016 Field Day Proceedings (Winter)

2015 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

2014 Field Day Proceedings (Summer)

Annual Reports

Turf Management Professorship Update 

Turf Technician Report