2017 NC State Turfgrass Short Course February 20-24, 2017
February 20 - 24, 2017
2017 SHORT COURSE IS SOLD OUT!
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
- 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.