The Purdue University Turf team will be presenting the 2nd annual Basic Sports Turf Workshop June 10. This event will again include a ½ day classroom session at the W.H. Daniel Turfgrass Research and Diagnostic Center and a ½ day afternoon practical section.
Basic sports turf workshop at Purdue June 10
The Purdue University Turf team will be presenting the 2nd annual Basic Sports Turf Workshop on Tuesday 10 June 2014. This event will again include a ½ day classroom session at the W.H. Daniel Turfgrass Research and Diagnostic Center and a ½ day afternoon practical section. The morning session will cover topics that include: selecting grass and seed for Indiana athletic fields, fundamental maintenance practices, and answers to frequently asked questions related to athletic field pests. In the hands-on afternoon session, participants will learn about the operation and calibration of ride-on spreader/sprayers as well as the selection and use of soil amendments/conditioners for baseball/softball fields. This portion of the workshop will be held at a local youth athletic complex. The content of this workshop is primarily intended for those seeking entry-level knowledge or as a refresher for experienced athletic field managers. The Purdue Sports Turf Workshop is being presented in conjunction with the Indiana Sports Turf Managers Association. Participants will receive breakfast coffee-snacks and a box lunch plus all participants will receive a copy of “Calibrating Ride-on Pesticide Sprayers and Fertilizer Spreaders: Keys to Application Accuracy”.