Turfgrass identification, pests and best mowing practices are among the topics on the agenda for the Jan. 4-5, 2018, Turfgrass Short Course being held at the new Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1371 W. Altheimer Dr. in Fayetteville.
“This is a great course for people who may have recently entered the industry or would just like a good refresher course on some of the fundamentals of turfgrass management,” said Mike Richardson, professor-Horticulture, for the U of A System Division of Agriculture.
The short course is co-sponsored by University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Oklahoma State University. Programs start at 8 a.m. each day and wrap up at 5 p.m. Lunch and snacks are provided. Continuing education units for Oklahoma and Arkansas have been applied for.
Cost to attend is $140 per person. Register online at: https://horticulture.uark.edu/research-extension/turf/short-course.php.
The tentative lineup of topics and speakers:
For more information, contact Mike Richardson, firstname.lastname@example.org, at 479-575-2603.
Karcher and Richardson will also be on the education agenda for the annual Arkansas Turfgrass Association trade show, Jan. 11-12 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
Source: University of Arkansas
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