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Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshop: March 4th or 11th

Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshop: March 4th or 11th

Turf Day 2016

March 4th Workshop, Gulf Breeze Location, Registration on Eventbrite

March 11th Workshop, Panama City Location, Registration on Eventbrite




9:00-9:25 Opening Session: Introduction to lawn fertilization, when to fertilize and why proper timing is important, the importance of having a soil test

9:35-11:35  Four concurrent 25-minute sessions:

  • Soil profile example, soil texture example, soil test kits, soil test interpretation

  • Fertilizer spreader calibration

  • Fertilizer products for use on turf landscapes

  • Enviroscape demonstration – Experience how fertilizers and other potential pollutants can contaminate our waterways

11:45-12:00  Closing Session – The importance of best management practices in fertilizer use


Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu

Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in 2011 and is the Horticulture Extension Agent for Washington County Florida. His goal is to provide educational programming to meet the diverse needs of and provide solutions for homeowners and small farmers with ornamental, turf, fruit and vegetable gardening objectives. Please feel free to contact him with any questions you may have.

Matthew Orwat

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