CS 470: Advanced Turfgrass Pest Management

This spring semester course is required for students pursuing a B.S. in Turfgrass Management and is co-instructed by Dr. Jim Kerns (Plant Pathology), Dr. Fred Yelverton (Crop Science), and Dr. Rick Brandenburg (Entomology). Students are provided with a comprehensive overview of turfgrass weed, insect, and disease pests and how to manage them in an integrated fashion. At the end of the course, students develop and present a complete pest management plan for a turfgrass facility of their choosing.