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First annual Turf Equipment University held at Berks

Turf Equipment University was held for the first time at Penn State Berks on March 8 and 9, 2011. This event was sponsored by Turf Equipment and Supply Company of Jessup, Maryland, and hosted by Dr. Mike Fidanza, Associate Professor of Horticulture at Penn State Berks.

Approximately 150 green industry practitioners and professionals from central and eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, and Maryland attended the continuing education seminars and workshops related to environmental sustainability, water use efficiency, equipment repair, and personnel management.

"Turf Equipment and Supply Company is a valuable partner in education for us, and this collaboration helps to support our research, teaching, and outreach mission at Penn State Berks," Fidanza said.

This is event will be held every year with Penn State Berks and the University of Maryland rotating as host universities. For more information, contact Fidanza at 610-396-6330 or via e-mail at fidanza@psu.edu.
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