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Titled ‘Level 1 Winter Pitches: Annual Preparation and Maintenance’, this expert-led event will raise awareness of what is involved in maintaining winter Football pitches. The sessions are ideal for volunteers and employees, who maintain their clubs own pitches
Details of the course programme can be found below:
• Definition of surface
• Assessment of surface
• Sequence of annual maintenance
• Mowing, scarification, verti-cutting, harrowing
• Fertiliser application
• Top dressing
• Aeration and surface drainage
• Brushing and drag-matting
• Line marking: Setting and marking out; marking compounds
• Turf problems: Weeds, pests and diseases
• Safe and effective use of equipment
The course is priced at ONLY £65, which includes a 50% subsidy from Durham County FA.
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