From Bob Portmess, Extension turf specialist rp325@cornell.edu

Tully Central Schools and Cornell University invite you to attend our Field Day at Tully High School on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 POSTPONED TO NOV. 27.

It has been over a year since the Child Safe Playing Field Act was passed. Our discussions will focus on reviewing the stipulations and interpretations of the law, how sports field conditions relate to injury, and an alternative management program to maintain fields without the use of pesticides.

7:30 am Registration (Coffee and Donuts)

8:00 The Child Safe Playing Field Act – Dr. Jennifer Grant

8:20 Relating Turf Conditions to Sports Injury – Dr. Frank Rossi

8:50 Break

9:00 THS Project: Presentation of Objectives, Methods and Costs – B.Portmess

10:00 Break

10:15 Walk the Fields

11:00 Product Demonstrations by Sponsors: Aerway, Bauer, Matrix Turf, Moffet Turf Equipment, Mountain View Seed Company, Northern Nurseries & WeCare Organics

Please confirm you intent to attend by emailing Bob Portmess at rp325@cornell.edu providing your name, school district and contact information.

All districts are welcome.