Fertilizer Calculation for Turfgrass Managers On Demand

Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D.
Start Date
35 Minutes

Fertilization of turfgrass takes place at every golf course. Some would call if a basic process, but the math involved is anything but basic. In this 40-minute presentation, Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D., goes over the calculations needed to provide specific amounts of Nitrogen to different areas of turf. He covers both granular and liquid fertilizers, explaining differences in detail you need to capture from the products’ packaging. You’ll come away with the information you need to do the math for both purchasing and application for different areas of your facility.

Original recording: January 2020            Education points: 0.06

About the Instructor

Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D.Alec Kowalewski, Ph.D., is a Turfgrass Specialist, Associate Professor in the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University. He earned his bachelors in landscape design (honors) at Michigan State University. Both his masters and his Ph.D. in crop and soil sciences were earned at MSU. Kowalewski’s current appointment is 50% teaching and service and 50% extension and outreach. Before joining the faculty at OSU, he was an assistant professor at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and worked at the University of Georgia Coastal Plains Experiment Stations as a research scientist. Kowalewski’s overall extension and research goal is improving the environmental and economic sustainability of turfgrass management. He has been a GCSAA member since 2009, has served on the Research Proposal Review Committee and has previously taught webinars for GCSAA.

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Non-member price: $25

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