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​Landscaping maintenance contractors can learn sensible ways to maintain turf at a workshop Wednesday, March 19 from 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at the Western Service Center.

Attendees will learn practices to save money and protect lakes and rivers while keeping turf looking its best. They 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.

Pre-registration is required by March 12. Email or call 952-891-7000 to register. Lunch is provided.

Funding for the workshop is provided by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Fund and matching funds from Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization. Course content was created through extensive collaboration with local experts.