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Turfgrass Establishment

Course Code: AT0409CA15

Turf Establishment Training Course

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Date & Time

Last Held: February 5, 2015
9:00am - 3:45pm (Check in time: 8:30am)

Next offering TBD.


Grow better grass before you plant the first seed!

Joe Clark, who establishes countless acres of grass at the Rutgers Turf Research Farm, and Nancy Bosold (Penn State Cooperative Extension) combine classroom lectures with hands-on field demonstrations to provide practical turf management instruction.

Topics covered include:

  • Preparing Your Plan
  • Seeding Rates
  • Soil Preparation
  • Weed Control
  • Irrigation Rates
  • Soil Testing and Interpretation
  • Fungicides

The February 5, 2015 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 10
7 units in 3B and PP2

2 credits in 7, 18, 23 and PC

3.25 credits in 3A
3.25 credits in 3B

2 credits in 3C

5 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
3 Technical, 3 Management

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits

Rutgers CEUs

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

Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration 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.

Former Agriculture Museum of New Jersey
103 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

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.

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1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Turfgrass Establishment" or Course Code AT0409) 
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

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.