CWMA Webinar: Keeping Turf Management Simple
Register today for Keeping Turf Management Simple!
Approved for 1 CEC in category 206 Turf Management
This presentation will explain how to keep applicators focused on pertinent issues as they learn turf principles.
- Top 10 most common turf weeds in Colorado.
- Top 5 most common turf insects in Colorado.
- Top 5 most common turf diseases in Colorado.
- Why pestilence occurs in a stressed lawn.
We will focus on Front Range/Colorado turf sites.
- The power of a pesticide molecule.
- Taking advantage of rate ranges on a pesticide label.
- Rate per 1,000 square feet versus rate per acre versus amount of total solution.
Kevin Gallagher, The Weed Man
Kevin has been in the manufacturing and wholesale distribution business for 30 years in the non-crop market, covering the Rocky Mountain, Desert Southwest, and Great Plains region. He was employed in 2019 by Weld County Colorado Public Works Department for their Natural Resources Division controlling invasive noxious weeds. In 2020 he began work with a local lawn care franchise, The Weed Man, who purchased a customer base of small acreage pastures for weed control. Majored in Animal Science at South Dakota State University and was a herdsman/research manager for Purdue and Texas Tech Universities before working for a large lawn & tree care company in the northern Front Range of Colorado. A few of the companies he worked for was Dupont Vegetation Management, Bayer Animal Health, and various regional and national wholesale distribution companies.
Who should take this webinar?
-Both novice and experienced turf managers
-Qualified supervisors, certified operators, and private applicators seeking a 206 continuing education credit to renew their license.
-Seasonal or new hires looking to gain knowledge in these topics.
-Any professional or member of the public that is interested in learning about these topics.