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Organic Turfgrass Management

Course Code: AT0410CA18

Organic Turf Management

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Date & Time

January 23, 2018
8:30am - 3:15pm (Check-in time: 8:00am)

Description

Any successful organic turf management program must rely on sound, science-based turfgrass management principles and practices. This full-day program, led by Dr. James Murphy, Extension Specialist in Turf Management, and Bradley S. Park, Sports Turf Education and Research Coordinator, will introduce you to the science underlying a proper long-term organic turf program.

Topics include:

  • Soil Health Management
  • Selecting the Proper Plant Species
  • Pest Management Strategies without Synthetic Pesticides
  • Organic Turf Care in Practice

Interested in earning a Landscape Certificate?
This is a a required course for the Rutgers Natural Turf and Landscape Management Certificate program.

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:
3 units in 1A and PP2
8 units in 3B
9 units in 13

PA:
4 credits in 7, 18, 23 and PC

NY:
Pending

MD:
8 credits in 3C

MA:
2.5 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.

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
Pending

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
3 Technical, 3 Management

Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) Credits
5.75
credits

NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator Credits
3 credits

Rutgers CEUs
0.575

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

Fees
Early Registration Fee $195.00 Register on or before January 9, 2018 and save!
Registration Fee $210.00 After January 9, 2018
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.

Cook Student Center
59 Biel Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

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.