University of Florida Presents Webinar on Lethal Viral Necrosis

Join us on March 23rd for an in-depth webinar focusing on Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVN) hosted by the University of Florida Turfgrass Science department. The event is entitled, “Understanding Lethal Viral Necrosis: Research, Communication, and Management Strategies for Extension and Industry Professionals.”

LVN has seriously impacted St. Augustinegrasses – particularly Floratam St. Augustine – in southeast Florida and adjacent areas. The disease causes necrosis and death in Floratam St. Augustine, one of the most widely used grasses in the state.

The webinar is designed for extension agents, landscapers, sod growers, sod installers and maintenance professionals.

Topics include:

• The most current research and information on LVN

• Considerations when selecting/recommending alternative turfgrasses

• Testing; management strategies and renovation/replanting recommendations

• Challenges and strategies for working with HOAs, homeowners and impacted communities

The agenda for the event is below. We plan on starting at 1pm eastern in the afternoon and wrapping up at approximately 3:30. To sign up, click on the link below and register.


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