MAGCS April Monthly Meeting

  • 23 Apr 2018
  • Ivanhoe Club


Midwest April Meeting
Spring Scramble

Monday, April 23, 2018

Ivanhoe Club
28846 North Thorngate Dr
Ivanhoe, IL
Tom Prichard, hosting

10:00 a.m. Registration
10:30 a.m. Education - Dr. Charles Silcox
11:30 a.m. Buffet Lunch
12:00 p.m. Shotgun Start
Reception and prizes following golf.

Cost: $120 per person
Education and Lunch only: $30 per person

Golf Format:  Traditional 4-person Scramble using each persons drive twice within the 18 hole round. 
This is a net event. Each team will receive strokes based upon their team’s combined index: 0-10 = 0, 11-20 = 1, 21-30=2, 31-40=3, 41-50=4, 51-60=5, 61-70=6, +70=7. If you did not include your index, you are a 0.


PCNB:  New Information About an Old Fungicide
Dr. Charles Silcox – Amvac Environmental Products 

PCNB was first registered for use as a fungicide on turfgrass in 1964.  An active ingredient must possess a unique combination of characteristics to remain viable in the marketplace for over 50 years.  Although it is labeled for the control of several important turfgrass diseases, PCNB has been used almost exclusively by golf course superintendents in the northern U.S. for the control of pink and gray snow molds in the late fall because of its excellent efficacy in preventing development of these diseases. 

Dr. Silcox will discuss the chemistry of PCNB, its mode of action, and review recent university research results involving PNCB, including the discovery that PCNB is also highly effective against foliar and basal rot anthracnose.  Best management practices for anthracnose and how to utilize PCNB as part of a fungicide resistance management program will also be discussed. 

Sponsor Thanks:
ACME Materials
Advanced Turf Solutions
Burris Equipment Company
Great Lakes Turf, LLC
Healthy Grow
JW Turf, Inc.
Leibold Irrigation, Inc.
Lemont Paving Co.
Pendelton Turf Supply
Reinders, Inc.
SiteOne Golf
Waupaca Sand & Solutions

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