Working with Water

Oct 26, 2016
10 a.m. (Central)

Kelly Kopp, Ph.D.

Kelly Kopp, Ph.D., will focus on water management for golf courses, emphasizing water conservation and water use efficiency in this 90-minute webcast. The latest research on turfgrass water requirements will be presented, including efforts by national evaluation programs working to identify low water use turf varieties. Standard cultural practices, and their effects on turfgrass water use, will also be addressed, including irrigation practices and technologies. Practical strategies for golf course water conservation and efficiency will be recommended and prioritized.

About the Instructor

Kelly KoppKelly Kopp, Ph.D., is a professor and extension specialist in the Plants, Soils & Climate department at Utah State University, where her research efforts are focused on landscape water conservation and sustainable turfgrass management. She serves on the board of directors of USU's Center for Water Efficient Landscaping and is board member and past president of the Utah Water Conservation Forum. She is also the chair of the board of directors of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, an international organization promoting all aspects of water efficiency, and is past chair of the Turfgrass Division of the Crop Science Society of America. She works directly with many of the federal, state, and municipal agencies that are working toward achieving water use efficiency in the state of Utah, the Intermountain West, and beyond.


Member price: Free
Nonmember price: $60
Education points: 0.2

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