Get an overview of practices such as topdressing, aerification, grooming, verticutting, height and frequency of cut, fertilization, pesticide applications, and water management. This presentation was recorded live at the 2015 Education Conference in San Antonio as part of the equipment management education offered.
Learn the science behind practices to gain insight on how to better prepare equipment and identify ways to reduce associated the wear and tear. Jim Murphy’s straight-forward approach will help those new to the industry as well as experienced managers.
Original presentation date: Feb. 24, 2015
Education points: 0.2
About the instructor
James A Murphy, Ph.D., is an extension specialist in turfgrass management Rutgers University. He earned his B.S. at Western Illinois University and M.S. and Ph.D. at Michigan State University. Murphy’s research interests include understanding and improving the stress tolerance and persistence of turf particularly as related to the cultural management practices. Murphy serves as the Rutgers University liaison to both the New Jersey Turfgrass Association and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey. His excellence in the turfgrass industry has been well-documented through the many awards he has received, including the Hall of Fame Award from the New Jersey Turfgrass Association, the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Team Research/Outreach Award, and the Seed Research of Oregon, Inc. Excellence in Research Award. Murphy has been a GCSAA faculty member since the mid-1990s, teaching both webinars and seminar.
Member price: Free
Nonmember price: $60