Four-day bilingual turfgrass course set for February in College Station

The Texas A&M Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course is a four-day course designed for turf professionals and enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge of turfgrass systems and best management practices. 

This course, to be offered in English and Spanish, is designed for landscape professionals, including contractors, licensed irrigators and managers of turf areas, but is useful for anyone interested in landscape water conservation or learning more about irrigation water management, said Manuel Chavarria, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service turfgrass specialist in the Texas A&M Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. 

The course, scheduled Feb. 20-23 in English and Feb. 27-28 in Spanish, will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day in the Scotts Miracle-Gro Facility for Lawn and Garden Research, 3100 F&B Road, College Station. 

For the English version, the Early Bird registration by Jan. 13 is $600; regular registration is $675 after Jan. 13, and AgriLife Extension employees can register for $130. For the bilingual version, early registration is $300 by Jan. 13 and $350 after. 

Registration for the English course is https://tx.ag/turfgrassecologyEnglish and for the Spanish course is https://tx.ag/turfgrassecologyBilingual. For more information on registration, contact Alisa Hairston at alisa.hairston@ag.tamu.edu.  

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