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Organic Turfgrass Management

ONLINE COURSE

Course Code: AT0410WA21

Organic Turf Management

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Date & Time

Last Held: January 26, 2021
8:30am - 1:00pm EST (Log-in time: 8:00am EST)

Next offering tentatively planned for January 2022. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

**PLEASE NOTE: You will need to upload a photo ID before the class. You will be sent an email approximately one week prior to the class with instructions. If you cannot upload the ID, you will NOT be able to attend.

Description

Any successful organic turf management program must rely on sound, science-based turfgrass management principles and practices. This half-day online 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:

  • Organic Turfgrass Management Versus Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Other Commonly Cited Management Systems
  • Soil Health Management for Organic Turf Management
  • Selecting the Proper Plant Species for Organic Turfs
  • Cultural Management Techniques for Organic Turfs
  • Pest Control Strategies

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

Credits

The January 26, 2021 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.

**PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive recertification credits for any of our online courses, you will need to upload a photo ID and your license number before the class. You will be sent an email approximately one week prior to the class with instructions. If you do not upload this information, you will NOT be able to attend.

Pesticide Credits

NJ/CT:
8 units in 3B, 8C, 13, and PP2

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

DE, NY, MD, and MA:
If you need pesticide credits in these states, you must register and notify Joe Canzano at least 45 days before the course start date. Call 848-932-7317 or send an email to joe.canzano@rutgers.edu.

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

NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator Credits
3 credits

Fees
Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This online course will be delivered via Zoom. Registration will close on January 24, 2021. On January 25, you will receive an email with a link to access the course. On January 26, please login to the class at 8:00am EST (30 minutes before start time) for a brief overview of the online format. The course will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. EST.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • Microphone is necessary if you'd like to ask questions.
  • Webcam is optional but not necessary
  • Speaker is optional but not necessary (you will be able to listen to the presentation by dialing in on your phone if your computer does not have a speaker)

Photo ID Requirement: Please note that you will be prompted to upload a picture of yourself holding your government-issued photo ID before you begin the course. The photo must be clear enough that we can read the name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it. You will receive a reminder email prior to the start of the class with further instructions.

IMPORTANT: A UNIQUE EMAIL ADDRESS IS REQUIRED FOR EACH REGISTRANT TO ACCESS OUR ONLINE COURSES

  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

Note: Pre-registration is required.

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 email list (please reference "Organic Turfgrass Management" or Course Code AT0410) 
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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