Turfgrass Literacy

March 27th, 2018 2:44pm CDT

Education Points: 0.2

“Scientific literacy is the knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts and processes required for personal decision making, participation in civic and cultural affairs, and economic productivity”. *

Substitute the word scientific with turfgrass and it takes the concept from 60,000 feet to 10,000 feet.

“Why should I care about turfgrass literacy?” As a turfgrass professional, you make decisions every day – what to spray, when to topdress, what HOC to use, yada, yada, yada. In a perfect world, the decisions will be science-based. Join Doc Roch as he provides a brief overview of scientific literacy as it relates to turfgrass science. He’ll help you develop a greater understanding, via examples and case studies, of how to use critical thinking to make correct management decisions.

* United States National Center for Education Statistics