Webinar on Lethal Viral Necrosis in St. Augustinegrass
UF/IFAS Extension will offer a free webinar on Lethal Viral Necrosis in Saint Augustinegrass on Wednesday, January 18, 2022, 9 a.m. to noon.
Who Should Attend?
- Property owners with Saint Augustinegrass
- Extension agents
- Lawncare professionals
- Pest control industry professionals
- Homeowner associations (HOAs)
- City and county turf administrators
CEU's available: FDACS, FNGLA, and LIAF
9 – 9:50 a.m.
2022 LVN Update, Lethal Viral Necrosis and Mosaic Disease: Background, Research to Date, Current Spread
Dr. Phil Harmon, UF/IFAS Gainesville
9:50 – 10:50 a.m.
Lethal Viral Necrosis Challenges for Community Associations, Homeowners and Green Industry Professionals Sampling and Testing for the Disease
Dr. Romina Gazis, UF/IFAS TREC and Laurie Albrecht, Palm Beach Extension
10:55 – 11:55 a.m.
Renovating Turf: Available Cultivars, Species and Sourcing
Dr. Kevin Kenworthy, UF/IFAS Gainesville
Establishing Turf: Renovation Best Practices, Herbicide and Cultural Options, Post Installation Care
Dr. Bryan Unruh, UF/IFAS WFREC
Lethal Viral Necrosis in Miami-Dade County/Frequently Asked Questions, Henry Mayer, Miami-Dade Extension
11:55 a.m. – Noon — CEUs
Henry Mayer, M.S.
Commercial Urban Horticulture Agent
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County
Environmental Horticulture Agent
UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County
Learn More About the Virus
- AskIFAS: Mosaic Disease of St. Augustinegrass Caused by Sugarcane Mosaic Virus
- UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions: Sugarcane Mosaic Virus in Florida Turfgrass