Keeping the Pests Out on a Budget: IPM workshops for safe playing fields

Keeping the Pests Out on a Budget: IPM workshops for safe playing fields

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IPM Workshop for Safe Playing Fields:

  • Thursday, August 3, 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Keeping the Pests Out On A Budget

for school and sports turf managers

2 dates/2 locations:

June 27 in Mahopac, NY ; pre registration by June 20: NOTE there is still some room: please email jen stengle at jjs95@cornell.edu if you are interested. Space is limited

http://turf.cals.cornell.edu/news/safe-playing-fie...

August 3 in Albany, NY; pre-registration by July 28:

https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/event_registration/mai...

Program summary:

Growing Green Turf: The Basics

  • Fertility
  • Watering
  • Mowing

Growing Green Turf: Advanced

  • Overseeding
  • Seed selection
  • Turf repair

Weeds and Insects: IPM Strategies for Long-Term

  • Prevention of weeds and insects

Rotating Field Stations:

  • Turf Weed ID
  • Insect Pest ID
  • Management options
  • Turf Q & A
  • Goose Deterrents & Deceits

Assessing Tick Risk:

  • Sweeping
  • Personal protection
  • Safe removal

Turf Overseeding: Benefits and How-to’s

Fee

Free to schools and parks, all other turf managers $25 for lunch

Learn More

https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/event_registration/main/events_action.cfm

Contact

Jennifer Stengle
Resource Educator, Environmental Horticulture and Natural Resource
jjs95@cornell.edu
845-278-6738

Location

Coxsackie-Athens High School
24 Sunset Blvd
Coxsackie, NY 12051