FACTS for Golf and Sports Turf Progreen

Date(s) - 09/01/2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Frontier Agriculture,


Course Dates – 2018 for the FACTS for Golf and Sports Turf Progreen held at Frontier :

 Tuesday 9 January        Introduction to FACTS. (Debbie Wedge)  The soil or playing surface in relation to turf grass nutrition,Plant nutrients for turf grass (macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients)

Wednesday 10 January      Soil acidity and liming,(Debbie Wedge), Fertiliser materials and UK Fertiliser/ EC Regulations. Transport, storage and handling of fertilisers , odes of good practice, legislation and environmental issues including Nitrate Vulnerable Zones

Wednesday 11 January    Manufactured soils; Construction of greens and pitches, (Alastair Sim). Turf/grass types

Calculating fertiliser requirements, Fertiliser application methods, Specialist fertilisers

Tuesday 23 January           Scenario questions. (Alastair Sim/Debbie Wedge)     Revision and mock exams

Tuesday 30 January       Exam, (Debbie Wedge)

The above programme may be subject to some changes.  Price on Application

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