This 10-week program will have training sessions accessible live online on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 pm (CST) or the option to view the recorded sessions. This certificate program aims to provide participants with thorough and practical continuing education in turfgrass management.
Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science online program March 5-May 7
Any investment in quality continuing education opportunities benefits employees and employers alike. The 2014 Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science (Online Program) is designed to help meet the continuing education needs of any individual or organization. This 10-week program will have training sessions accessible live on-line on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm (Central Standard Time) or the option to view the recorded sessions. This 10-week certificate program aims to provide participants with thorough and practical continuing education in turfgrass management. The course is directed by educators from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cites and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with 10 turfgrass scientists and Extension educators from seven Land-Grant Universities.
Turfgrasses are a resource in our urban community environments and best management practices are aligned with environmental, economic & societal priorities. The Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science provides participants with the science based principles needed to effectively manage turf for recreation, sport, aesthetics and environmental protection. The Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science is a quality training opportunity for:
Practitioners that establish and maintain turfgrass for athletic fields, consumer/commercial lawns, golf courses, recreation/parks, and sod production
Technical representatives from industry (suppliers of equipment, plant protectants, fertilizer, etc.)
Those new to the industry – wanting to get trained and off to a great start
Those with experience in the industry – to review/update their knowledge and practices
The registration deadline is February 28th. Students will have access to the course and materials at their convenience during the 10-week period via moodle class management system. The fee for the course is $395, which includes supplemental materials and a certificate after successful completion of the program. Visit this link to register: http://z.umn.edu/greatlakesturfschool
Early registration is encouraged and pre-registration is required.