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Lawn Care Best Management Practices class at 9:30 at CCE Putnam

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Lawn Care Best Management Practices

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A Zero-Phosphorus Approach to Clean Water, Healthy Turf and Happy Customers

A required class for Putnam County Licensed Landscaping and Lawn Care Contractors

Who Should Attend: 

  • Putnam County Licensed Landscaping and Lawn Care Contractors

Why it is Vital to Attend:
Effective March 15, 2011, your Putnam County Contractor License Renewal Requires a Certificate of
Attendance at this Class (Chapter 135-4 of the Putnam County Code)

You need only attend this course once for your business

What you will learn in this class:

1. Soil Health Best Practices: pH and Texture; Nutrient Analysis; Soil Sampling and How to Interpret Soil Test Reports;

2. Soil Amendments: Fertilizer Application Methods and Rates; Nutrient Analysis of Common Topdressings; Synthetic and Organic Fertilizers; Choosing Soil Amendments for New Lawns and Large Scale Renovations

3. Water Quality: Handling Over-applied Fertilizer and Spills; Mowing and Clipping Management; Irrigation; Overseeding

4. Business Building

Instructor: Jennifer Lerner, Environmental Horticulture Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County

Pre-registration required:

Feb 5:

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

Mar 18th

https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Lawncare_BMP_Class_Mar_18_2020_237

May

https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Lawncare_BMP_Class_May_6_20_237

September

https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Lawncare_BMP_Class_Sept_2_2020_237

Fee

$20 per person

Contact

Jennifer Lerner
Senior Resource Educator
jjs95@cornell.edu
845-278-6738 ext. 216

Location

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County
Terravest Corporate Park
1 Geneva Road
Brewster, NY 10509

Last updated January 2, 2020