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2017 NC State Turfgrass Short Course February 20-24, 2017

February 20 - 24, 2017



 Please plan to participate next year; watch TurfFiles for the opening of 2018 registration.

2017 NC State Turfgrass Short Course:  comprehensive turfgrass education compacted into one intensive week of study. February 20-24, 2017 

This five-day course is appropriate for anyone interested in turf including homeowners, career-changers, and professionals needing a refresher. Lectures are presented by faculty of NCSU’s award-winning turfgrass program, and cover all aspects of turfgrass management, including:

  • Turfgrass growth and development
  • Cool season and warm season turfgrasses
  • Nutrient management
  • Soils and irrigation
  • Pesticides
  • Insect management
  • Mowing, aerification and other cultural practices
  • Weed management
  • Disease management 
  • Fertilizer and pesticide calculations
  • Best management practices
  • Field trip to the Lake Wheeler Road Turfgrass Field Lab

NC State University offers state-of-the-art classrooms, intimately sized to allow focused instruction and maximize individual and group learning success. Turf and weed samples, fertilizers, and pest control methods are closely examined in the hands-on sessions. The NCSU Turfgrass Short Course is the best PRACTICAL how-to education you can get in a one week study program.