Registration Now Open: 2019 Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science

December 3, 2018

by Sam Bauer

Educational Opportunity: The 2019 Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science Online Course is set for January 7th – March 29th, 2019.

Any investment in quality continuing education opportunities benefits employees and employers alike. The 2019 Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science Online is designed to help meet the continuing education needs of any individual or organization.  This program will have training sessions accessible live online on Wednesday evenings and the option to view the recorded sessions. The certificate program aims to provide participants with thorough and practical continuing education in turfgrass management.  The course is directed by university educators with 12 turfgrass scientists and educators from several Land-Grant Universities.

Turfgrasses are a resource in our urban community environments and best management practices are aligned with environmental, economic & societal priorities. The Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science provides participants with the science based principles needed to effectively manage turf for recreation, sport, aesthetics and environmental protection. The Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science is a quality training opportunity for:

  • Practitioners that establish and maintain turfgrass for athletic fields, consumer/commercial lawns, golf courses, recreation/parks, and sod production
  • Technical representatives from industry (suppliers of equipment, plant protectants, fertilizer, etc.)
  • Those new to the industry - wanting to get trained and off to a great start
  • Those with experience in the industry - to review/update their knowledge and practices

The registration deadline is December 21st, 2018. Students will have access to the course and materials at their convenience during the period via a class management system.  The fee for the course is $550, which includes supplemental materials and a certificate after successful completion of the program.  Visit this link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfk_7-dUTTDjhgxFhk3zPXrvgJ7JuwikJQ3KCh2jSdhLRHdyQ/viewform

Early registration is encouraged and pre-registration is required.

For more information:

Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science Brochure - Golf Turf specific

Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science Instructors - Lawns/Sports/Parks/Grounds

Or contact Sam Bauer. Email: sjbauer@umn.edu Phone: 763-767-3518