42 vendors helped make this year’s vendor show one to remember. Thank you also, to the industry members who donated to the silent auction, which raised almost $7,000 for turfgrass research.
Dr. Vargas Retirement Reception
Over 200 colleagues attended the retirement celebration for Dr. Joe Vargas in recognition of his 50 years of service to MSU and the Turfgrass Industry. The night was highlighted by the stories and words of recognition from his friends, colleagues and industry leaders and Dr. Vargas’s final words being met with a lengthy and enthusiastic standing ovation.
Thank you to the 2024 Conference sponsors for their continued support of turfgrass research.
Michigan Golf Course Association- Vargas Reception Food/Drink
Spartan Distributors- Vargas Reception Food/Drink
Syngenta- Coffee, Sports Turf Track
US Golf Cars / Ladd's- Vargas Reception Food/Drink
Target Specialty Products- Vargas Reception Food/Drink
Advanced Turf Solutions- Lunch, Coffee
C.W. Golf Architecture- Vargas Reception Food/Drink
DeBuck's Sod Farm, Inc.- Speakers Dinner
Rhino Seed- Vargas Reception Food/Drink
Harrell's, LLC- Coffee, Lawn Care Speaker Track
Helena- Coffee Cup
MiGCSA- Golf Track Speaker
Stine Turf & Snow, Inc. MSU Student Scholarship Banner