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Landscape Training Courses

Rutgers Professional Landscape Programs:
2017-18 Season

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Course Name Start Date Course Duration Topic Area

Advanced Pruning Techniques

3/26/18 1-day course Pruning

Athletic Field Maintenance & Construction

2/12/18 2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Baseball and Softball Skin Surface Selection and Management

2/21/18 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management
Basic Chainsaw Safety
(Session #1)
9/22/17 1/2-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Basic Chainsaw Safety
(Session #2)
4/18/18 1/2-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Basics of Turfgrass Management

12/19/17 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Beds and Borders Seminar

3/05/18 2-day course Plants

Better Business Management Skills for the Landscape Professional

1/22/18 1-day course Business Management

Common Sense Business and Pricing Strategies for Landscape Contractors

12/21/17 1-day course Business Management

Concrete Pavers

1/17/18 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

1/24/18 1-day course, plus optional hands-on training day Construction & Design

Diseases and Pests of Trees

11/06/17 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Don't Panic! Field Repairs for Small Engines (Session #1)

2/05/18 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Don't Panic! Field Repairs for Small Engines (Session #2)

2/06/18 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3A

10/27/17 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification - Half Day in 3B

10/27/17 1/2-day course Pesticides

Emergency Pesticide Recertification Seminar

10/04/17 1-day course Pesticides

Estimating and Bidding Landscape Irrigation Systems

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management
Greenhouse Crop Production for Beginning Farmers
3/06/17 2-day course Plants
Greenhouse Production Short Course TBD 2-day course Plants

Growing Ornamental Plants

12/18/17 1-day course Plants

Hazardous Tree Identification
(Session #1)

12/13/17 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Hazardous Tree Identification
(Session #2)

3/01/18 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Home Gardeners School

3/17/18 1-day course Plants

Introduction to Plant Identification

11/09/17 2-day course Plants

Introduction to Pruning Techniques

3/19/18 1-day course Pruning

Irrigation Scheduling for Athletic Fields

1/16/18 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Design and Installation

1/29/18 4-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Principles of SMART Controller Programming

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Repair and Maintenance (Session #1)

11/30/17 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Repair and Maintenance (Session #2)

2/15/18 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Irrigation Systems: Two-Wire Electrical Troubleshooting

TBD 1/2-day course Irrigation & Water Management

It's Not the Economy — It's You!

12/15/17 1-day course Business Management

Lake Management

11/16/17 2-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Landscape Design I: The Basics

1/05/18 8-day course held over 8 weeks, ends February 23 Construction & Design

Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

1/09/18 3-day course Pest Management

Landscape Lighting: Design and LED Technology

3/12/18 1 and 1/2-day course Construction & Design

Landscape Plants: Identification, Selection and Application

1/05/18 11-day course held over 11 weeks, ends March 16 Plants
Landscape Project Management 3/07/18 1-day course Business Management

Large Tree Climbing and Rigging

11/13/17 2-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Managing Diseases of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/08/18 1-day course Plants

Managing Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants

2/27/18 1-day course Pest Management

Managing Turfgrass and Landscape Weeds

3/20/18 2-day course Turfgrass Management

Managing Turfgrass Insects

12/01/17 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Municipal Shade Tree Management

11/21/17 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Natural and Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Sports Turf

2/20/18 1/2-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

New Jersey Fertilizer Recertification Program
(Session #1)

12/14/17 1/2-day course Turfgrass Management

Organic Turfgrass Management

1/23/18 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Outdoor Entertainment Spaces: Kitchens, Firepits and More

2/14/18 1-day course, plus optional hands-on training day Construction & Design

Park Management and Liability Issues

3/08/18 1-day course Athletic Fields & Park Management

Pest Management of Landscape Turf

1/26/18 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants

1/03/18 1-day course Pest Management
Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Course 10/26/17 1-day course Pest Management

Pesticide Calibration

10/13/17 1/2-day course Pesticides

Plant Health Care

TBD 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Pond Design, Management and Maintenance

TBD 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

Roadside & Right-Of-Way Vegetation Management

3/23/18 1-day course Roadside Management

Safe Pest Management Practices for Schools

TBD 1-day course Pest Management

Shop Repairs for Small Engines
(Session #1)

2/07/18 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Shop Repairs for Small Engines
(Session #2)

2/08/18 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair
Site Analysis and Design: A Hands-On Workshop TBD 1-day course Construction & Design

Snow and Ice Removal

11/28/17 1-day course Snow & Ice Management

Soil and Plant Relationships

12/04/17 2-day course held over 2 weeks Plants

Sustainable Landscape Design

2/26/18 1-day course Construction & Design

Tree Planting and Installation

2/21/18 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Tree Pruning

2/22/18 1-day course Arboriculture/Tree Care

Turfgrass Disease Management

10/25/17 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Turfgrass Establishment

TBD 1-day course Turfgrass Management

Two-Cycle Engine Maintenance

TBD 1-day course Equipment Maintenance & Repair

Water Management and Drainage

12/20/17 1-day course Irrigation & Water Management

The Woody Plants of Summer: Native Plants *New*

7/25/17 1-day course Plants

The Woody Plants of Summer: Non-Native Plants *New*

8/01/17 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

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