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Turfgrass, landscape conference set for Jan. 14

MSU Extension Service

VERONA, Miss. -- Landscape contractors can learn about current practices in lawn maintenance, site design and pest management during an upcoming workshop.

Researchers and specialists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Turfgrass Association will host the Turf, Lawn and Landscape Road Show Jan. 14 at the MSU North Mississippi Research and Extension Center at 5421 Highway 145 South in Verona.

Topics include turfgrass disease identification, herbicides for landscape weed management, controlling crape myrtle bark scale, implementing a program approach for turfgrass weed control, managing turf for financial and ecological benefit, and commercial and residential landscape design and maintenance.

Continuing Education Units and Pesticide Applicator Recertification will be offered.

Preregistration, which is $65 for Mississippi Turfgrass Association members and $85 for non-members, includes educational sessions and lunch. The deadline to preregister is Jan. 7. On-site registration is an additional $10. The event begins at 7:45 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m.

Visit http://www.pss.msstate.edu/workshops/2015mta to register online. For more information, contact Linda Wells at 662-769-7558 or lmw218@pss.msstate.edu.

Released: January 5, 2016
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