Property and facility managers; park, cemetery or school grounds maintenance workers; and other turfgrass contractors can learn sensible ways to maintain turfgrass at a free workshop from 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.
Attendees will learn practices to save money and protect lakes and rivers while keeping turfgrass looking its best. They will also have the opportunity to attain MPCA Level 1 certification in summer turf care maintenance practices.
Topics include fertilizer selection and application, pesticide application, equipment calibration, mowing techniques, environmental effects, soil testing, irrigation best practices and more. Lunch is provided.
To register by the April 10 deadline, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 952-891-7000.