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Pest Management of Landscape Turf

Course Code: AL0403CA19

Pest Management of Landscape Turf

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Date & Time

Last Held: January 24, 2019
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)

Next offering tentatively planned for January 2020. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

Description

Troubleshooting pest problems is a skill customers expect (and demand) from landscape professionals and public grounds managers. Weeds, diseases, and insects are ready to attack weak turf and create an eyesore. In this one-day class, you will learn valuable clues to effectively diagnose and treat insect, disease, and weed problems in turf. Instructors Rich Buckley, Director of the Rutgers Plant Diagnostic Laboratory, and Matt Elmore make this class both fun and practical.

See who should take this course.

Interested in earning a Landscape Certificate?
This course is required for the following certificate programs:

 
Credits

The January 24, 2019 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

NOTE: Individuals who wish to receive pesticide recertification credits at any of our courses will need to know their applicator license number and arrive at class on time. Please bring your pesticide license with you to class. If you are late to class, you will not receive credits.

Pesticide Credits

NJ/CT:
4 units in 3B
11 units in 1A and PP2

PA:
6 credits in 6 and PC
9 credits in 7, 18, and 23

NY:
If you need these credits, you must notify us at least 15 days before the course start date. For details, visit here and read the information under "IMPORTANT CHANGE."

MD:
8 credits in 3C

MA:
If you need these credits, you must register and notify Beth Perez at least 15 days before the course start date. Call 848-932-7316 or send an email to beth.perez@rutgers.edu.

DE: This course will be submitted for approved pesticide credits upon completion of the program if requested by attendees.

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
5 Technical

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
5.75 hours

Rutgers CEUs
0.575

Fees
Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.

Location

GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

NEW LOCATION:
Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

CAMPUS PARKING HAS CHANGED! PLEASE REVIEW NEW POLICIES BELOW.

  • All visitors must register their vehicles online with the Rutgers Department of Transportation Services. A link will be provided in your course registration confirmation email. Be sure to complete this important step prior to traveling to campus.
  • All Rutgers faculty/staff/students must use their regular Rutgers permit and park in the nearest lot assigned for their permit type.
  • Citations/fines will be issued for failure to comply with these policies.

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.

Register

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 "Pest Management of Landscape Turf" or Course Code AL0403) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Beth Perez, 848-932-7483

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Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.

Who Should Take This Course?

If you are a professional in one or more of the following groups, then this course is for you!

  • Arborist
  • Cemetery Grounds and Maintenance
  • Gardener
  • Golf Turf Superintendent
  • Gold Turf Grounds Crew
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Landscape Supervisor
  • Landscape Professional
  • Nursery Owner
  • Nursery Professional
  • Parks Crew
  • Parks Supervisor
  • Pesticide Applicator
  • Public Works Crew
  • Public Works Supervisor
  • School Building and Grounds Supervisor
  • School Building and Grounds Crew
  • Anyone interested in getting involved in pest control in turfgrass environments