A Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course will be held March 2-5, with an optional day of irrigation troubleshooting and performance testing March 6, at the ScottsMiracle-Gro Turfgrass and Landscape Research Facility at Texas A&M University in College Station.
The four-day short course is designed for turf professionals and enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge of turfgrass systems and best management practices, said Becky Grubbs, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service turfgrass specialist, College Station.
Registration cost is $595 by Feb. 14 and $645 after. The fee for all five days is $760 by Feb. 14 and $810 thereafter. To learn more about the course and register, go to https://aggieturf.tamu.edu/events/
Participants will spend time both in the classroom and engaged in group and hands-on activities. The curriculum for this program has been submitted for approval by the Texas Department of Agriculture and total continuing education units will be determined. All participants will receive a certificate upon completing the first four days of this course.
Short course attendees will also have the opportunity to take the Certified Professional Turf Manager exam through the Texas Turfgrass Association for an additional $75.
Learn more about Turfgrass management: https://aggieturf.tamu.edu/
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