Monday, September 15, 2014

Central Texas Irrigation/Turf Maintenance Workshop

October 22, 2014 
Creedmoor Community Center, 12511 FM 1625, Creedmoor, 78610
$50 (through 10/17), $60 (10/18 and on-site)
4 Irrigation CEUs Approved


Register:  https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/TravisCounty or by phone:  979-845-2604
Contact:    Daphne Richards, CEA-Horticulture, drichards@ag.tamu.edu, 512.854.9615


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Travis Co will hold an Irrigation/Turf Maintenance Workshop on Oct 22, 2014. This conference is in response to our ongoing critical water issues. The general public can attend but the materials presented will be for turf and irrigation professionals such as those working with municipalities, including parks departments; golf courses; and large and commercial landscape maintenance firms as well as contractors; retail nurseries and other users of urban water resources.


The goal of the workshop is to share new technologies and best practices for water conservation and drought survival. Four Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) licensed irrigator credits are available to attendees.
 
Presentations and speakers will be:
9 AM         Irrigation Scheduling, Brad Smith, Instructor, Irrigator Training, LLC

10 AM        Efficient Irrigation Practices, Brett Briant, Water Conservation Coordinator, LCRA

11 AM        Break

11:15 AM   Turfgrass Selection and Cultural Practices for Water Conservation, Dr. Casey Reynolds,
                   Assistant Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist

12:15 PM    Lunch

1 PM           Water Management for Sports Field Turf, Dr. Casey Reynolds, Assistant Professor        
                   and Extension Turfgrass Specialist

2 PM           Evaluation, Wrap-up and CEU certificates





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