Fall Chapter Meeting
October 9th in conjunction with the Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) Field Day

The NGCOA Canada SWO Chapter and the Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) invite you to join us for an educational Chapter Meeting & Field Day next week in Guelph.

The NGCOA Canada meeting portion will be focused on how to make positive changes at the end of this season and during the off-season to help improve your facility’s financial bottom line!

The GTI Field Day portion will highlight current research being conducted by University of Guelph and OMAFRA researchers including new turf species and cultivar evaluation, turf disease management strategies, fertility trials, drought tolerance and water conservation, biological control of weeds and diseases, improving golf course winter hardiness, tree disease management, etc.

  • Date:  Thursday, October 9th, 2014
  • Time: Meeting will begin at 9:30am
  • Meeting Location: Guelph Turfgrass Institute (328 Victoria Road South, Guelph, ON)
  • Optional Lunch & Golf at Victoria Park Valley Golf Club (7660 Maltby Road East, Puslinch, ON)

There is no cost to attend the morning NGCOA Canada Fall Chapter Meeting and GTI Field Day session, but we do ask that you register in advance so that we can have adequate material on hand for all sessions.

Following the morning meetings there will also be an optional Luncheon & Golf Networking Event at Guelph’s newest facility, the Victoria Park Valley Golf Club. As this is event is open to all GTI Field Day attendees as well as NGCOA Canada members, there will be a nominal registration fee collected which includes your lunch, golf and cart with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation (OTRF) to help support future research. The costs are as follows:

  • Lunch only $15 (includes taxes)
  • Lunch, 18 holes of golf & cart $50, includes a portion being donated back to the OTRF
  • Lunch, 9 holes of golf & cart $35, includes a portion being donated back to the OTRF

Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible by contacting Shawn Hunter at 519-637-3361 or by registering online.


Shawn Hunter
Regional Director
Direct: (519) 637-3361
Toll Free: (866) 626-4262 ext. 44 



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