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Lawn care seminar is Oct. 9

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Detroit Lakes, 56501
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

If you are a Master Gardener Volunteer, Educator, Lawn Care Industry Professional, in Golf Course Turf Maintenance, or Landscape and/or Grounds Caretaker, and would like the opportunity to refresh and expand your lawn care knowlede please consider attending this training session.

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The first half of the session will be devoted to a brief update on current topics in home lawn care and weed control. Topics will include some of what's new in U of MN?research regarding lawn grasses and lawn care. The second half of the session will include two concurrent hands-on learning workshops: 1) practicing turf grass and weedy grass ID, and 2) a brief review and identification session focused on common broadleaf weeds of northwestern Minnesota. Instructors for the training session are Bob Mugaas, Extension Educator - Horticulture and Randy Nelson, Extension Educator - Horticulture & Agriculture.

This training session will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9, 12:30-5:45 p.m. in Detroit Lakes at Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Class fee:?$25. Walk-in registration accepted at $30 based on available space. Pre-registration deadlline is Wednesday, Oct. 1, Participation is limited, so sign up early.

Register and pay online at: http://umnext.cmiregistration.com/ProgramDetail.aspx/MGUpdateDetroitLakes

Registration forms can also be found at the University of Minnesota, Clay County website: http://www.co.clay.mn.us/Depts/Extensio/Extensio.htm

For more information please contact Will Yliniemi, Extension Educator, Becker County at 218-846-7328 or Randy Nelson, Extension Educator, Clay County at 218-299-7338 or 800-299-5020.

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