Turfgrass Production and Management

60 hours | Online | Terms 1, 2 and 3

This course outlines the production and maintenance of turfgrasses to enable you to function within the landscaping and turf production industries. Topics include: an overview of the turfgrass industry; turfgrass physiology; plant morphology and species identification; native turfgrass; soils; turfgrass establishment, culture, management practices and problems; turfgrass pest control and integrated pest management.

Tuition: $640 | Credits: 5 | Prerequisites: None

Required Text & Materials:

  • Great Plains Turfgrass Manual, Dennis McKernan, 4th Edition 2011, Life Works Design & Consulting. ISBN 0-9698200-0-3   Approximate cost: $85.25 + GST

Recommended text:

  • Weeds of the Prairies, Carol J. Bubar, Susan J. McColl and Linda M. Hall, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development 2009, ISBN 0-7732-6147-8.  Approximate cost: $43.75 + GST

Textbooks can be ordered by contacting Assiniboine Community College Bookstore at 1.800.862.6307 (ext. 6788).