UC Davis Extension Offers Workshop on Managing Low-Budget Sports Fields

Effective management of sports turf and other high-traffic turf facilities with limited budgets is the focus of Managing Low-Budget Sports Fields, offered May 12, 2005, in South Davis, Calif., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Taught by Ali Harivandi, Ph.D., turf, soil and water advisor for UC Cooperative Extension, San Francisco Bay Area, the course covers a variety of topics including: grasses for sports turf; designing an effective sports turf maintenance program; sports field seeding; managing weeds and pests; and sports field irrigation and fertilization.

This course is designed for sports turf managers; public school and college grounds managers; municipal parks and recreation site managers; cemetery turf managers; horticultural consultants; pest control advisors; turf seed and sod suppliers; and other professional turf and landscape managers.

The $165 fee includes course materials and lunch. To request more information or to enroll, call (800) 752-0881 or visit www.extension.ucdavis.edu/agriculture.

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