VT Turfgrass Field Day 50th Anniversary
Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Center
Blacksburg, VA

Thank you for your interest in the 50th Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Field Day. Pre-registration has now closed however walkups will be accepted for the Monday night dinner and Field Day on Tuesday only.

Below you will find details for the scheduled activities.

Monday, August 28
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
A brief program will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Holtzman Alumni Center (back of The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center)
901 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24061
Through the generous donations of our sponsors this event is FREE to all of our guests.  

The Main Event: Field Day
Tuesday, August 29
7-8:45 a.m. Registration, Vendor Interaction and Networking
8:45 a.m. Welcome from Dr. Michael Evans, director of the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences
9 a.m. Research Tours
1 p.m. Lunch and 50th Field Day Celebration

Turfgrass Research Center (TRC).
615 Southgate Drive Blacksburg, VA 24061. *Please follow the signs for parking as we are changing how we park this year.

We will have 3 education tracks available: Golf, Landscape and Sod, and Sports Turf.
Certification credits have been approved by GCSAA ( 0.4 pts), SFMA ( 0.35 CEUs), and Nutrient management planners will receive 1.5 points for the Golf and LCO/Sod tracks and 1 point for the Sports Track. 


A parking pass is required to park anywhere on campus.  Please purchase a Visitor's Pass from Parking Services or via the ParkMobile app or ParkMobile website. The VT Zone number is 85101 for ParkMobile. A parking permit is not needed if you have a Virginia Tech retiree parking permit.  

Please direct questions to:   Whitnee Askew waskew@vt.edu (540-200-5899) or Brandyn Baty at brandyn@vaturfgrass.org (415-518-1165)

We look forward to celebrating 50 years of Turfgrass Science at the research center and sharing our ongoing research with you.