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8th Annual Assistants Seminar

  • 02/03/2016
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Whispering Springs GC, Fond du Lac, WI


  • Registration for Assistant Superintendents and staff of WGCSA Members.
  • WGCSA Members other than Assistants or Staff.

Registration is closed

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This event is open to ALL Asst. Superintendents and all WGCSA Members and Staff!

8:30 am                 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am                 “Restoration thru Recreation”

Michael Keiser Jr., Managing Partner of Sand Valley LLC, Sand Valley Golf Resort

Restoration and Conservation create and preserve working environments that our customers value.  Authenticity and respect for the environment are good for our bottom line.

9:50 am                 “Employee Retention and Sustainability”

                                Claudia Krepsky, Senior Recruiter Hospitality and Real estate HR, Kohler Co. 

Sustaining quality employees is just as important to your successful operation as protecting the environment.  She will address driving engagement and decreasing turnover with related benefits, tips in recruiting and retaining a good associate.

10:40 am              “Reduced-risk disease control: How to do it and get the credit”

                                Dr. Paul Koch, Assistant Professor – UW- Madison

This seminar focuses on how pesticide use risk is defined by the Environmental Protection Agency, and science-based approaches for reducing both the overall amount of fungicide used and reducing the toxicity of individual fungicide applications will also be discussed.

11:30 am              Lunch (included with registration)

12:15 pm              “Improve Sustainability through Use of Biochar and Compost”

Dan Dinelli, CGCS, North Shore CC, Glenview, IL 

Discussion on Turf Phytobiome, Turf Ecology, and improving sustainability thru use of biochar and compost.

1:15 pm                 “Peer Discussion

WGCSA Assistant Superintendent Committee, will lead the talk with their view points and opinions on sustainability.  This will be an open forum and we will encourage feedback from the audience.  

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