SC Green Industry Association to Host 19th Annual Fall Field Day on September 21


The SC Green Industry Association presents the 19th Annual Fall Field Day on Wednesday, September 21 at Modern Turf, 5740 Peach Orchard Road in Dalzell.

Educational presentations, hands-on classes, equipment demonstrations, networking with exhibitors and a catered lunch will be offered throughout the day. Participants can also earn 2.5 South Carolina Pesticide Applicator credits and up to six ISA Arborist credits. Visit to register.

The event starts at 8 a.m. with on-site registration. Presentations and exhibitor tours will end at 3:30 p.m. Speakers and presentation topics for Fall Field Day include:

– Management of Common Landscape Insect Pests, Drew Jeffers, Clemson University

– Make your projects greener with Jeff Sears Landscape Synthetic Turf, FieldTurf Landscape

– Rules and Regulations for Trucks and Trailers, Taryn Shekitka, South Carolina Trucking Association

– Speak for the trees: Tree biology, care and maintenance, Scott Carlson and Larry Marchant, Schneider Tree Care

– A Look at Landscaping and Pavers, Marc Teitelman and Justin Fordham, Superior Irrigation and Landscape Supply

– Crape Myrtle Bark Scale Identification and Management, JC Chong, Clemson University

Annual partners include Walker Mower, Modern Turf, Simmons Irrigation Supply, Superior Irrigation and Landscape Supply, Carolina International Trucks, MNI Direct, Smith Turf and Irrigation, Toro, Turf Connections and Unique Lighting Systems. Sponsors of the event are Exmark-Power Equipment Distributors and SCAG Power Equipment.

Exhibitors showcasing their products and services include: Alliance Small Engine-Blossman Gas, Bella Mulch, Carolina Fresh Farms, Carolina International Trucks, Clemson University Department of Plant Industry, Exmark-Power Equipment Distributors, Greengo Recycling, H&H Farm Machine, Hi Cotton Greenhouses, Humble Acres Organics, MNI Direct, Modern Turf, Plant and Supply Locator, Rainbow Ecoscience, Ray Bracken Nursery, SCAG Power Equipment, SC Certified Landscape Professional, Simmons Irrigation, Smith Turf and Irrigation, Superior Irrigation and Landscape Supply, T -Mobile Community Engagement, Toro, Irritrol, Unique Lighting Systems, Turf Connections, Walker Mower and WP Law Inc.

Denise W. Whigham