Organic Turfgrass Management

Registration Eligibility
Open to the public. Can accommodate approximately 50-60 people.
Start Date
02/25/2019
End Date
02/25/2019
Description
Any successful organic turf manaagement program must rely on sound science-based turfgrass management principles and practices. This full-day program will touch on: organic turf management vs. IPM, soil health, selecting proper plant species, cultural management techniques, disease, insect and weed control strategies, and organic turf care along with a Natural Turf and Landscape Management Certificate with the NJDEP.
Location
New Brunswick, NJ
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
5.75
Learning Outcomes
Students will learn:
1. How to manage turf organically through soil health and cultural management techniques.
2. How to choose plant species for optimum benefit.
3. Strategies for controlling disease, insect and weed problems.
Instructors
Dr. Roy Meyer, Dr. James Murphy, Brad Park, Rich Buckley, Dr. Albrecht Koppenhofer, Keith Haitz, and Dr. Bruce Clarke
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education


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