Characteristics of a Quality Organic Infill

Start Date
09/19/2018
End Date
09/21/2018
Description
This presentation will provide education on the role and drainage properties of infill in a synthetic turf system. It will compare technology with new infills with old infills and what characteristics have been improved for optimal performance of the surface for the athlete.
Location
Boulder, CO
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
• Understanding the function of infill in turf systems
• Identifying the characteristics of existing and new infills (particles, drainage, etc)
• Demonstrating the influence of sand on drainage in the turf profile
• Defining the properties of wood as a suitable, sustainable, economical material for infill
Instructors
Dr. Brian Jackson - Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Horticultural Substrates Laborator at North Carolina State University
Website Registration
Course Codes
LACESBrock05
Provider
Brock International


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