Texas A&M Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course

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Program

Overview

The course is a four-day course designed for turf professionals and enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge of turfgrass systems and best management practices.

Contact

Chrissie A. Segars
Assistant Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist
Address: 17360 Coit Rd Dallas TX 75252
3100 F and B rd College Station TX 77845

This course is a 4-5 day course from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

The Texas A&M Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course is a four-day course designed for turf professionals and enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge of turfgrass systems and best management practices. This course moves linearly from site preparation and appropriate species selection to turf establishment, cultural practices and pest management. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from a wide range of experts with unique problem-solving perspectives. The objective of this course is to empower turfgrass managers to make confident, well-informed decisions through a combination of applied and theoretical knowledge. Participants will spend time both in the classroom and engage in group and hands-on activities. CEUs offered will be 5 AG TDA, GCSSA education credits, TTA CPTM credits and more!
Registration cost includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, water and coffee.
Participants will have the opportunity to take the Certified Professional Turfgrass Manager exam through the Texas Turfgrass Association. Please contact Katie Flowers at info@texasturf.com for more information.
TOPICS COVERED

Principles of Soil Science

Soil and Water Testing

Introductory Turfgrass Physiology

Turfgrass Identification and Selection

Turfgrass Planting and Establishment

Turfgrass Nutrient Management

Fertilizer Calculations and Calibrations

Water Quality Management

Turfgrass Cultivation Practices

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