Date: November 23 & 24, 2020
Day 1 (November 23): 9:00am-12:00pm
Day 2 (November 24): 9:00am-12:30pm, the additional 30 minutes is to allow time for you to complete your test at the end of the course.
Location: Online - Google Meet
Ken Pavely is our sports turf maintenance expert, and will be leading this workshop for us. Sports turf, like soccer fields, golf courses and baseball diamonds, are difficult to maintain, especially with new standards, growing populations and changing weather patterns to consider heading into 2021. This course is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to keep them in excellent condition.
Ken will teach you about:
Challenges, Issues & Trends
Benefits of Grass & Sports Turf
Soil Types, Functions & Drainage
Characteristics & Selection of Grasses
Fertilizers & Nutrient Management
Cultural & Maintenance Best Practices
Plant Health Care & Integrated Pest Management
Irrigation & Water Management
Overview of Common Sports Facilities
Weather & Outdoor Sports
OPA is excited to offer this course online, as a 2 day webinar series! Day 1 will run from 9:00am-12:00pm, and Day 2 will run from 9:00am-12:30pm, allowing 30 minutes at the end of the workshop for you to complete a 30 minute test.