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Keeping the Pests Out on a Budget:

IPM workshops for safe playing fields

For school and sports turf managers

Cost: Free to schools and parks. All other turf managers, $25.
Coffee and lunch provided.
NYS DEC Pesticide Credits in Categories 3a, 10, and 25 have been applied for.

Program summary:

Growing Green Turf: The Basics

  • Fertility
  • Watering
  • Mowing

Growing Green Turf: Advanced

  • Overseeding
  • Seed selection
  • Turf repair

Weeds and Insects: IPM Strategies for Long-Term

  • Prevention of weeds and insects

Rotating Field Stations:

  • Turf Weed ID
  • Insect Pest ID
  • Management options
  • Turf Q & A
  • Goose Deterrents & Deceits

Assessing Tick Risk:

  • Sweeping
  • Personal protection
  • Safe removal

Turf Overseeding: Benefits and How-to’s

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