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Managing Turfgrass Insects

Course Code: AT0407CA18

Managing Turfgrass Insects

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Date & Time

December 1, 2017
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)

Description

This one-day, hands-on turfgrass management course will review common insect pests within our region and their natural enemies in landscape turf. You will learn to successfully identify turfgrass insects and the damage they can cause. You will examine insect specimens in class. You will learn to identify turfgrass insects and their signs of damage. You will also learn what pesticides work best for specific targets - and you'll earn a good amount of pesticide credits.

Taught by Dr. Albrecht Koppenhofer, Extension Specialist in Turf Entomology, this stimulating turf management course will improve your ability to assess the severity of an infestation and select the right control measures based on the insects' biology.

Confront insect infestation by understanding:

  • Which insects have infested the turf
  • How severe the infestation is
  • How to use insect life cycles/biology to control them
  • How to prevent future problems
Credits

NOTE: Individuals who wish to receive pesticide recertification credits at any of our courses will need to know their applicator license number. Please bring your pesticide license with you to class.

Pesticide Credits

NJ/CT:

5 units in 10
4 units in 13
11 units in 3B
8 units in 8C

PA:
6 credits in PC
8 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:
5.5 hours in 32, 37, L (Core), and Dealer

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
5.5 CEUs

Rutgers CEUs
0.5
25

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

Fees
Early Registration Fee

$195.00

Register on or before November 17, 2017 and save!

Registration Fee

$210.00

After November 17, 2017

Cancellation Fee $35.00  

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.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Parking TBD

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.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Karen Tizzano, 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 tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.