Regional Meetings


TPF’s Regional Meetings are designed to help sod producers, installers, landscapers and lawn maintenance professionals learn, connect and grow – better!

These informal gatherings offer the latest info from experts and emphasize connecting with others in the industry in your area to discuss common issues and share solutions. Although TPF’s Regional Meetings are specifically developed to be accessible and schedule-friendly for those in the local area, industry professionals from throughout the state are welcome to attend.



Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | Sarasota, Florida


SWFWMD Sarasota Service Center
6750 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34240
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

From the farm to the front yard, zoysiagrass can present unique challenges during the winter and spring, especially on the heels of this year’s exceptionally wet summer. Turfgrass specialists Dr. Laurie Trenholm and Dr. Bryan Unruh from the University of Florida will review best practices, discuss trends and troublespots, and offer advice on sustainable and successful zoysiagrass management:

  • Pest and Disease Management
  • Harvesting, Installation & Establishment
  • Mowing & Maintenance
  • Nutrient & Water Needs & Dormancy


Seating is limited; lunch is included. Open to turf professionals, allied businesses, and Extension and academic professionals. $15 per person (UF faculty and extension are complimentary).  Please register by Monday, November 2(click the link to register through Eventbrite.  Thanks!)