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Rutgers Cooperative Extension Central Jersey Turf & Ornamental Institute

Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
2016 Central Jersey Turf & Ornamental Institute

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Course Code: AL1602CA16

The Central Jersey Turf and Ornamental Institute is an annual program sponsored by Rutgers University, NJAES, Cooperative Extension of Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer, and other surrounding counties. The program is designed for individuals in the Green Industry including turf and landscape; schools; roads and highways; parks and recreation; cemeteries; colleges and universities; garden centers and nurseries. A broad range of topics are presented on turfgrass, landscape, and nursery crops by Rutgers Faculty and staff as well as representatives from state agencies and organizations.






Registration & Continental Breakfast



NJ Pesticide & School IPM Program Update

Dr. George Hamilton
Specialist in Pest Management
Rutgers, NJAES, RCE


Persistent Annual & Perennial Weeds: Management for Cool-Season Turfgrass

Carrie J. Mansue
Field Researcher in Weed Science
Rutgers, NJAES


Selection of Top Performing Low Maintenance Turfgrass Varieties for New Jersey

Dr. Stacy Bonos
Associate Professor
Rutgers University, NJAES


Hold on to Your Ash: ID and Management of Ash Disease and Insect Problems

Richard Buckley
Director, Plant Diagnostic Lab
Rutgers University, NJAES




Reports from the Industry



Managing Fertility to Maximize Turfgrass Performance

Dr. James Murphy
Turfgrass Management Specialist
Rutgers, NJAES, RCE


Identification and Management of Invasive Species in New Jersey

Paul Kurtz
Entomologist, NJDA


Proper Fertilization of Ornamental Plants: Health Care for Trees and Shrubs

Nick Polanin
Agricultural & Resource Management Agent
Rutgers, NJAES, RCE of Somerset County




The March 3, 2016 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

Pesticide Credits: 1A - 6 units; 2 - 2 units; 3A - 5 units; 3B - 5 units; 6B - 3 units; 13 - 6 units; CORE - 4 units; PP2 - 6 units

This course is approved by the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station for 3.0 continuing education credits toward meeting the requirements of recertification for a Certified Fertilizer Applicator.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Central Jersey Turf & Ornamental Institute" or Course Code AL1602) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Date & Time

Last Held:
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Registration and Continental Breakfast begin at 8:00am


Battleground Country Club
40 Millhurst Rd.
Manalapan, NJ
(The address is 1 Covenhoven Road, but GPS users should enter 40 Millhurst Road as the address.)

Parking: Two large parking areas, one on either side of the main building (Club Building)

Registration Fees

$100.00 per person
(Includes continental breakfast and lunch)

NOTE: Registration for this event has closed. No walk-ins will be accepted.


For more information, call the Middlesex County Extension office at 732-398-5262.

Cooperating Agencies

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and County Boards of Chosen Freeholders.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.

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