Published on 05/08/03

Turf field day set May 21 in Gainesville

University of Georgia

The North Georgia Turfgrass Field Day May 21 in Gainesville, Ga., should be perfect for anyone who cares for the turf on golf courses, sports fields, schoolyards or lawns.

The hands-on field day at the Allen Creek Soccer Complex (2 miles east of Exit 22 off I-985 on Monroe Drive) will begin at 9 a.m. It will end at 4 p.m.

The day will provide 5 hours of pesticide recertification credits. It will feature lawn and landscape equipment, water, turf diseases, weeds and other topics.

A $15 fee (or $10 for NGLTA members) covers the cost of instruction, door prizes, lunch and the book, "2003 Turfgrass Pest Control Recommendations."

To sign up or learn more, call the Hall County office of the University of Georgia Extension Service at (770) 535-8293. Register by Friday, May 16.