Desert Turf School registration open
Golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, school, municipal and recreational facilities managers, and Professional landscapers are invited to register for the Desert Turf School Jan. 7-11 at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension office in Phoenix. Daily classes run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Desert Turf School provides a unique learning experience about desert turfgrass management. The distinctive arid climatic conditions of Southern Arizona afford an opportunity for instruction on warm and cool-season turfgrass management, saline and desert soils, and specialized irrigation practices. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for the desert turf school and may apply for GCSAA and other professional continuing education credits. Topics covered during the 1-week course include: Desert Turfgrass Species (warm and cool season); Overseeding and Transition; Desert Soils, Fertility, and Nutrition; Salinity Principles and Management; Irrigation Audits and Analyses; Disease, Insect, and Weed Management.
For more information or to register go to: turf.arizona.edu.