Sports field, park, turf management program set for July 16 in Floresville

A sports field, park and turf management program will be held July 16 in Floresville. (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Kay Ledbetter)

FLORESVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Atascosa, Bexar, Frio, Guadalupe and Wilson counties will present a Sports Field, Park and Turf Management Program July 16 in Floresville.

The program will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Floresville Event Center, 600 Texas  Highway 97 West.

AgriLife Extension presenters will be Dr. Becky Grubbs-Bowling, turfgrass specialist, College Station, plus the agency’s agriculture and natural resources agents from the participating counties.

Topics will include management of diseases, insects, plant fertility, grass burs, weeds and irrigation.

Space is limited, so participants are encouraged to sign up early. RSVP by July 12 to the AgriLife Extension office in Atascosa County at 830-569-0034 or the AgriLife Extension office in Wilson County at 830-393-7357.

Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – two integrated pest management and one general — will be offered for private, commercial and non-commercial applicators.

For more information, contact Dale Rankin at the AgriLife Extension office in Atascosa County at 830-569-0034.

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Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu

Contacts: Bryan Davis, 830-393-7357, bryan.davis@ag.tamu.edu

Dale Rankin, 830-569-0034, dale.rankin@ag.tamu.edu

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