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Organic Turfgrass Management

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Synopsis: Taught by Rutgers Turfgrass Research Specialists, Dr. James Murphy and Brad Park, this organic turfgrass management course will cover key organic turf management concepts.
Start Time: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 9:00 AM
End Time: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 1:00 PM
Location: New Brunswick Campus Wide
Address: No Street Address
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/at0410ca.html
Contact Name: Joe Canzano
Contact Email: canzano@aesop.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 624
Additional Information:

Any successful organic turf management program must rely on sound, science-based turfgrass management principles and practices. This full-day program, led by Dr. James Murphy, Extension Specialist in Turf Management, and Bradley S. Park, Sport Turf Education and Research Coordinator, will introduce you to the science underlying a proper long-term organic turf program.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Organic Management: Theory and History
  • Organic Turf Management versus IPM
  • Soil Health Management
  • Selecting Proper Plant Species
  • Use of Non-synthetic Fungicides for Disease Control
  • Cultural Management Techniques
  • Weed Control Strategies
  • Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Strategies
  • Organic Turf Care in Practice
Target Audience: General Public