Thursday, January 4, 2024


Michiana GCSA Spring Seminar

March 4th, 2024

Four Winds Casino New Buffalo


GCSAA Education Points

Indiana and Michigan education points


All times are in eastern time zone and the cost is $75.00 Michiana GCSA Members

$125.00 non Michiana Members 

7:45-8:20 Registration and check-in


8:20-8:30 Meeting called to order and opening remarks from President Jon Oppenheim


8:30-9:30 Adam Shanks Digital Agriculture and Natural Resources Purdue University

" Digital tools for turf"


9:30-10:15 Shane Conroy GCSAA Great Lakes Regional Representative

"GCSAA Superintendents Leading out and essential to Golf's Success."


10:15-10:30 Break


10:30-11:30 Dr. Doug Richmond   Purdue University

"Change is Inevitable and so are Bugs."


11:30-12:30 Lunch


12:30-1:30 Zach Nicoludis USGA

"2023 Year in Review and USGA Update"


1:30-1:45 Break


1:45-2:45 Dr. Patton   Purdue University

"Utilizing the new NTEP Turfgrass Database” “Quick MRTF update"


2:45-3:45 Jessica Merkling Urban Life Biologist

"Managing Wildlife on a Golf Course Habitat"


3:45-4:00 Closing Remarks Chapter Update & Discussion