Maintained turf is critical to the playing field of golf and provides a valuable green space in urban environments. There are other elements to the golf course that can provide pollinator and wildlife habitat. You can learn more about it and what you can do from Jay McCurdy, Ph.D., as he covers interesting aspects of sustainability in this 40-minute presentation.
Original recording: Dec. 2019 Education points: 0.06
About the Instructor
Jay McCurdy, Ph.D., is an assistant professor and extension specialist at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Plant Sciences from the University of Tennessee and his Ph.D. in Agronomy and Soils from Auburn University. McCurdy’s research interests include turfgrass weed ecology and management, herbicide resistance, pesticide fate, and wildlife habitat inclusion within urban environments. He serves as academic liaison for the Louisiana-Mississippi Golf Course Superintendent’s Association and is active advisor for the Mississippi Turfgrass Association. McCurdy has taught both seminars and webinars for GCSAA.
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