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Basics of Turfgrass Management

Course Code: AT0406CA17

Basics of Turfgrass Management Course

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Date & Time

Last Held: December 20, 2016
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check in time: 8:30am)

Next offering tentatively planned for December 2017. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.


This jam packed one-day turfgrass management program introduces a full range of turf topics and best practices. Joe Clark (Rutgers Turfgrass/Horticulture Research Farm) and Brad Park (Sports Turf Research and Education Coordinator) tag-team to provide practical applications of good turf science.

This turf training program covers:

  • Prevention and control of turf pests;
  • Soils and fertilization;
  • Choosing turfgrass varieties; and
  • Steps to establishing a new lawn;
  • And more!

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


The December 20, 2016 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.

Pesticide Credits

2 units in CORE
10 units in 3B

3 credits in 7, 18, 23, PC

2.00 credits in 25
4.00 credits in 3A and 3B

8 credits in 3C

5 contact hours

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

NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator Credits
1 credit

Rutgers CEUs

For the latest credit information, please call (848) 932-7483.

Early Registration Fee



Registration Fee



Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


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.


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.

Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center
20 Indyk-Engel Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08902
Directions and Parking Information

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.


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 "Basics of Turfgrass Management" or Course Code AT0406) 
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: Karen Tizzano, 848-932-7483

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