Cultural Practices for Turf Management | Montana Approval #0007XQ

$19.00

1 credit: 10, 34, 39, 45
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers in Montana know, there is a right way and a wrong way to do these. This course covers the dos and don'ts of good cultural practices that will result in a healthy vigorous turf that will be enjoyed for years.

Description

 

Cultural Practices for Turf Management


 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices – mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. A consistent mowing height that is appropriate for the variety of turf, good irrigation, and proper fertilization will result in a healthy vigorous turf that will be enjoyed for years.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss adverse turf conditions and how to correct them
  • Recognize common turf problems and how to remedy them
  • Tailor a management strategy that addresses the unique needs of turfgrass

 

Lesson 1 – Requirements for a Healthy Turf

  • Inappropriate growing conditions
  • Water
  • Temperature
  • Sunlight
  • Soil Structure
  • Soil pH
  • Nutrients

Lesson 2 – Establishing Turf

  • Grass Plant Selection
  • Planting Procedures
  • Maintaining Turf
  • Watering
  • Mowing
  • Fertilizing
  • Aerating
  • Dethatching
  • Special Considerations for Shade

Final Assessment


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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