Clemson taking turfgrass school on the road

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Clemson University is taking its turfgrass program on the road with three stops around South Carolina.

The university’s turf school is stopping in Ladson on TuesdayMarch 8. It is in Spartanburg on Wednesday and Santee on Thursday.

The one-day course focuses on the technical challenges of maintaining high-quality turfgrass. This year’s class focuses on management of turfgrass insects, diseases, fertilizers and weeds.

The program is conducted by Clemson scientists and is tailored for professionals who work in a variety of turfgrass environments, including sports fields, grounds, lawns and recreational parks management, or who work in sod production.

Instructors also will discuss water quality and ways to identify the most noxious weeds.

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