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Michigan State University Turf School 2018
Starting December 17 in East Lansing, Michigan

Michigan State University Turf School 2018

Past attendees of the class include golf course employees without formal training, lawn care company employees, turfgrass equipment technicians, industry sales representatives, and school employees responsible for grounds and athletic fields.

The Michigan State University's Turf School registration is now open to "Anyone looking to add to their turf knowledge..." It is a three-day school that will be taught by MSU turfgrass faculty and staff.

When and Where?
The classes will be held on December 17-20 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on the MSU Campus in East Lansing. It starts at 8:00 a.m. on Monday and concludes at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Those seeking room accomodations are instructed to contact the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center either online,, or by phone, 1-800-875-5090.

What is Covered and What About CEUs?
The dedicated MSU webpage for the class states that, "Topics include: turfgrass species and cultivars including a hands-on identification lab, establishment and renovation, nutrition and fertilizers, weed, insect, and disease management including hands-on identification labs, turfgrass soils, cultivation, compaction, and a hands-on soils lab."

Based on previous years, it is estimated that 32 continuing education units (CEUs) for the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will be available, in the following categories: commercial core, private core, 3A, 3B and 6. Furthermore, Golf Course Superintendent CEUs shall be rewarded to those who attend.

How Much?
The total cost for the school is $625. This cost covers all the materials and lunches that will accompany the class. Registration is limited to the first 100 people who sign up, so sign up fast! You can do so by visiting this LINK.

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