This popular two-day program explores establishment, maintenance, and renovation of athletic fields. This program will benefit both experienced athletic field managers, as well as newcomers to the field.
Topics that will be covered include:
Sports field safety & legal issues, Physical & Chemical properties of soil, Irrigation systems, Cool-season grasses, Maintenance for Natural turf, Weed control, Turf disease management, Insect problems, Budgeting, Over-seeding, Infield maintenance, Management of synthetic turf.
New Brunswick, NJ
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learn about the effect that a soil's physical and chemical properties can have on the establishment and maintenance of athletic fields.
Gain a thorough understanding of various aspects of athletic field maintenance, including pest control, repair, irrigation and seeding.
Explore some of the different species turfgrasses and their various applications and maintenance requirements.
Brad Park; Rich Buckley; Dr. James Murphy; Steve Dobossy; Dr. Albrecht Koppenhofer;George Van Haasteren; Dr. Neil Dougherty; Dan Purner
Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education