A field day will be held on September 10 2015 from 8:45 – 10:15 am at the Mahana at Kaanapali. You will see the results of a 5-month evaluation of turfgrasses for shade tolerance and to learn about a new lauae fern weevil and a fungal root rot on mondograss.
You can register by emailing (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by calling the Cooperative Extension Service at 244-3242 x230 and providing your name, company & telephone number (should we need to contact you of any changes to this event).
Deadline to register is September 9 (Wednesday)
Meet at the Times Supermarket parking lot
(3350 Honoapiilani Rd., Lahaina)
at 8:45 am to carpool to the Mahana
Field Day Events:
1) Evaluation of Turfgrasses for Shade Tolerance
Bermudagrass ‘TifGrand’ & ‘Celebration’
Zoysiagrass ‘El Toro’
Perennial Ryegrass ‘Aspire’
Tall Fescue ‘Bullseye’ & ‘Titan RX’
Chewing Fescue blend (‘J-5’ & ‘Zodiac’)
Texas x Kentucky Bluegrass ‘Reveille’
2) Weevil damage on Lauae Fern
3) Mondograss Root Rot
If approved, Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture Pesticide Credits for categories 1a, 3, 6, 7, 9 & 10 will be offered.
A special mahalo to the Mahana at Kaanapali and Gary Thompson, Clean & Green Landscape for making these projects possible and to Hawaiian Turfgrass for its donation of ‘TifGrand’ bermuda and Southern Turf Hawaii for their ‘Celebration’ bermuda. Funding was also provided by the Federal Smith-Lever Act, County of Maui, and donors to my UH Foundation account.
Please contact me if you have any questions or need any special assistance at this event.
Norman M. Nagata, Extension Agent;
Maui County Cooperative Extension;
310 Kaahumanu Avenue, Building 214;
Kahului, Hawaii 96732;
Telephone: (808) 244-3242 x230, Facsimile: (808) 244-7089, E-Mail: email@example.com