UMass Extension Turf Program

Upcoming Educational Events

Date/Time: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 9:15am Place: Wareham Elks Lodge
Every new year comes with its own challenges for successful maintenance of healthy and attractive landscapes. Join UMass Extension Educators at the UMass Cranberry Research Station in East Wareham for a day of learning about the latest research-based information to help you kick off a successful landscape management season.
Date/Time: Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:45am Place: Campus Center Auditorium
A full day program for all sectors of the agriculture and landscape communities, including agricultural producers and grounds management professionals. University and national experts on pollinating insects, protection of pollinators, and pesticides will share the latest scientific research on factors affecting the health of honeybees and other pollinators, best practices for sustaining populations, and minimizing negative impacts with responsible production and land management strategies.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 8:30am Place: Doubletree Hotel
Best management practices are key to establishing and maintaining turf that can withstand pressure from damaging pests.
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 8:00am Place: UMass Joseph Troll Turf Research Center
Research Field Day is our 'open house', when we invite turf managers and their associates to visit the UMass Joseph Troll Turf Research Center. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and speak with UMass Turf Program staff and to view projects underway.
Date/Time: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 9:00am Place: French Hall - UMass Amherst
Correct weed identification is an important first step in the development of an effective weed management program.