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Landscape Training Courses

Rutgers Professional Landscape Programs:
2018-19 Season

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Course Name Start Date Course Duration Topic Area

Advanced Pruning Techniques

3/29/19 1-day course Pruning

Athletic Field Maintenance & Construction

2/12/19 2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Baseball and Softball Skin Surface Selection and Management

2/22/19 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management
Basic Chainsaw Safety 9/24/18 1/2-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Basic Chainsaw Safety 4/02/19 1/2-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Basics of Turfgrass Management

12/19/18 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Beds and Borders Seminar

3/04/19 2-day course Plants

Better Business Management Skills for the Landscape Professional

1/08/19 1-day course Business Management

Caring for Ornamental Plants

12/18/18 1-day course Plants

Common Sense Business and Pricing Strategies for Landscape Contractors

12/21/18 1-day course Business Management

Concrete Pavers

1/17/19 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 and Installing Retaining Walls

1/30/19 1-day course, plus optional hands-on training day Construction & Design

Diseases and Pests of Trees

11/15/18 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Don't Panic! Simple Repairs for Small Engines

2/04/19 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Don't Panic! Simple Repairs for Small Engines

2/05/19 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3A

10/25/18 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3B

10/25/18 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification Seminar

10/03/18 1-day course Pesticides
Greenhouse Crop Production
3/21/19 2-day course Plants

Hazardous Tree Identification

11/30/18 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Hazardous Tree Identification

3/14/19 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Home Gardeners School

3/23/19 1-day course Plants

Introduction to Plant Identification

11/08/18 2-day course Plants

Introduction to Pruning Techniques

3/25/19 1-day course Pruning

Irrigation Scheduling for Athletic Fields

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Design and Installation

1/21/19 4-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Repair and Maintenance

11/20/18 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Repair and Maintenance

2/28/19 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Lake Management

11/08/18 2-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Landscape Design I: The Basics

1/04/19 8-day course held over 8 weeks, ends February 23 Construction & Design

Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

12/11/18 3-day course Pest Management

Landscape Lighting: Design and LED Technology

3/12/19 1 and 1/2-day course Construction & Design

Landscape Plants: Identification, Selection and Application

1/04/19 11-day course held over 11 weeks Plants
Landscape Project Management 3/11/19 1-day course Business Management

Large Tree Climbing and Rigging

11/27/18 2-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Managing Diseases of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/14/19 1-day course Plants

Managing Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants

2/26/19 1-day course Pest Management

Managing Turfgrass and Landscape Weeds

3/19/19 2-day course Turfgrass Management

Managing Turfgrass Insects

12/07/18 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Municipal Shade Tree Management

11/13/18 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Natural and Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Sports Turf

2/19/19 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

New Jersey Fertilizer Recertification Program

12/12/18 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Organic Turfgrass Management

2/25/19 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Outdoor Entertainment Spaces: Kitchens, Firepits and More

2/11/19 1-day course, plus optional hands-on training day Construction & Design

Park Management and Liability Issues

3/07/19 1-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Pest Management of Landscape Turf

1/31/19 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/10/19 1-day course Pest Management
Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Course TBD 1-day course Pest Management

Pesticide Calibration

10/26/18 1/2-day course Pesticides

Pond Design, Management and Maintenance

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Roadside & Right-Of-Way Vegetation Management

4/05/19 1-day course Roadside Management

Shop Repairs for Small Engines

2/06/19 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Shop Repairs for Small Engines

2/07/19 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Snow and Ice Removal

11/29/18 1-day course Snow & Ice Management

Soil and Plant Relationships

12/10/18 2-day course held over 2 weeks Plants

Sustainable Landscape Design

1/29/19 1-day course Construction & Design

Tree Planting and Installation

2/20/19 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Tree Pruning

2/21/19 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Turfgrass Disease Management

10/18/18 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Two-Cycle Engine Maintenance

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Ultimate Landscaper Design/Build Sales Process, The NEW!

12/14/18 1-day course Business Management

Water Management and Drainage

12/20/18 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

The Woody Plants of Summer: Native Plants

7/24/18 1-day course Plants

The Woody Plants of Summer: Non-Native Plants

7/31/18 1-day course Plants
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

1/14/19 3-week course Turfgrass Management
Topic Areas