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Sports Turf Maintenance (formerly Managing & Maintaining Your Sports Turf Infrastructure)

  • 23 Nov 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • 24 Nov 2020
  • 12:30 PM
  • Online - Google Meet
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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

  • Risk Management

  • Equipment Maintenance

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.

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