Ornamental, Turfgrass Conference Today

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 02/17 2014 10:51AM

Updated 02/18 2014 09:31PM

AMARILLO -- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services annual Ornamental and Turf Conference is today at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.

"This conference is designed for those involved with caring and maintaining the landscape around buildings, schools, and other public structures and grounds," said Nathan Carr, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent for Potter County.

Five Texas Department of Agriculture private applicator continuing education units were offered - two general, one integrated pest management, one laws and regulations, and one drift minimization.

Topics included:
  • General grass care, weed management and control practices.
  • Tree selection, health and management.
  • Insect ID: Good bugs, bad bugs and others.
  • Products and their mode/use of action.
  • Laws and regulations.

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