Dec 8-12 at MSU. Intensive, hands-on, 5 day course taught by MSU tufrgrass staff. Includes a wide range of turfgrass management topics to include: basic soils and soil management, turfgrass species identification, selection and physiology, turf establishment and renovation, fertilization, proper pesticide usage, and sprayer calibration. A significant portion of this course is dedicated to weed, insect, and disease indentification and management. Cost of the program is $775 with a $50 deposit by Nov. 28 to confirm your registration. Classes start at 8am and end at 9pm. Call Greg Lyman at 517-355-0860 for more info. P.S. If you want to greatly increase your turf knowledge, these classes are for you! MSU professors are some of the best in the country and the knowledge they will share with you is well worth the expense. If you want stay ahead of your competition, these mini schools are a great way to learn a lot of info in a short amount of time.