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Landscape Training Courses

Rutgers Professional Landscape Programs:
2016-17 Season

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Course Name Start Date Course Duration Topic Area

Advanced Pruning Techniques

3/28/17 1-day course Pruning

Athletic Field Maintenance & Construction

2/14/17 2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Baseball and Softball Skin Surface Selection and Management

2/21/17 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management
Basic Chainsaw Safety 4/07/17 1/2-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Basics of Turfgrass Management

12/20/16 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Beds and Borders Seminar

2/06/17 2-day course Plants

Better Business Management Skills for the Landscape Professional

1/11/17 1-day course Business Management

Common Sense Business and Pricing Strategies for Landscape Contractors

12/22/16 1-day course Business Management

Concrete Pavers

1/10/17 1-day course, plus optional hands-on training day Construction & Design

CORE Basic Pesticide Training Programs

Various Dates 1-day course held every month Pesticides

Designing & Installing Retaining Walls

1/30/17 1-day course, plus optional hands-on training day Construction & Design

Diseases and Pests of Trees
*New Course*

11/03/16 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Don't Panic! Field Repairs for Small Engines (Session I)

1/23/17 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Don't Panic! Field Repairs for Small Engines (Session II)

1/24/17 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3A

10/11/16 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3B

10/11/16 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification Seminar

10/18/16 1-day course Pesticides

Estimating and Bidding Landscape Irrigation Systems

3/02/17 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management
Greenhouse Production Short Course 3/07/16 2-day course Plants

Growing Ornamental Plants

12/19/16 1-day course Plants

Hazardous Tree Identification
(Session I)

12/05/16 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Hazardous Tree Identification
(Session II)

2/17/17 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Home Gardeners School

3/18/17 1-day course Plants

Introduction to Plant Identification

11/09/16 2-day course Plants

Introduction to Pruning Techniques

3/17/17 1-day course Pruning

Irrigation Scheduling for Athletic Fields

2/27/17 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Design and Installation

1/31/17 4-day course held over 3 weeks Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Principles of SMART Controller Programming

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Repair and Maintenance

3/06/17 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Two-Wire Electrical Troubleshooting

3/20/17 1/2-day course Irrigation & Water Management

It's Not the Economy — It's You!

12/08/16 1-day course Business Management

Lake Management

11/14/16 2-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Landscape Design I: The Basics

1/06/17 8-day course held over 8 weeks, ends February 24 Construction & Design

Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

1/03/17 3-day course Pest Management

Landscape Lighting: Design & LED Technology

3/13/17 1 and 1/2-day course Construction & Design

Landscape Plants: Identification, Selection and Application

1/06/17 11-day course held over 11 weeks, ends March 17 Plants
Landscape Project Management 2/08/17 1-day course Business Management

Large Tree Climbing and Rigging

11/29/16 2-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Managing Diseases of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/18/17 1-day course Plants

Managing Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants

3/09/17 1-day course Pest Management

Managing Turfgrass & Landscape Weeds

3/15/17 2-day course Turfgrass Management

Managing Turfgrass Insects

12/02/16 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Municipal Shade Tree Management

TBD 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Natural and Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Sports Turf

2/24/17 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

New Jersey Fertilizer Recertification Program
(Session I)

12/12/16 1/2-day course Plants & Turfgrass Management

New Jersey Fertilizer Recertification Program
(Session II)

1/17/17 1/2-day course Plants & Turfgrass Management

NJ Pest Management Association's Annual Clinic & Trade Show

8/18/16 1-day course Pest Management

Organic Turfgrass Management

1/19/17 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Outdoor Entertainment Spaces: Kitchens, Firepits and More

2/09/17 1-day course, plus optional hands-on training day Construction & Design

Park Management and Liability Issues

3/07/17 1-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Pest Management of Landscape Turf

1/12/17 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/09/17 1-day course Pest Management

Pesticide Calibration
(Session I)

10/26/16 1/2-day course Pesticides

Plant Health Care

11/07/16 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Pond Design, Management and Maintenance

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Roadside & Right-Of-Way Vegetation Management

3/24/17 1-day course Roadside Management

Safe Pest Management Practices for Schools

TBD 1-day course Pest Management

Shop Repairs for Small Engines*New* (Session I)

1/25/17 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Shop Repairs for Small Engines*New* (Session II)

1/26/17 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Site Analysis and Design: A Hands-On Workshop TBD 1-day course Construction & Design

Snow and Ice Removal

12/01/16 1-day course Snow & Ice Management

Soil & Plant Relationships

12/09/16 2-day course held over 2 weeks Plants

Sustainable Landscape Design

2/01/17 1-day course Construction & Design

Tree Planting and Installation

2/22/17 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Tree Pruning

2/23/17 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Turfgrass Disease Management

10/14/16 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Turfgrass Establishment

TBD 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Two-Cycle Engine Maintenance
(Session I)

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Two-Cycle Engine Maintenance
(Session II)

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Water Management and Drainage

12/13/16 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management
Special Programs Start Date Course Duration Topic Area

Professional Golf Turf Management School: Two-Year Certificate Program

Various Dates 20-week course held over 2 years Turfgrass Management

Professional Golf Turf Management School: Three-Week Preparatory Short Course

1/09/17 3-week course Turfgrass Management
Topic Areas