Winter 2024 Ornamental and Turf Short Course

Registration now open!  Winter 2024 Ornamental and Turf Short Course Wednesdays 5:30-7 pm, from January 10 – March 13, 2024  Register Here More information at s.uconn.edu/ornamental-turf.  Ornamental and Turf Online Short Course Description  UConn Extension offers an online Ornamental & Turf Short Course in the fall and winter, which helps students prepare for the pesticide applicator supervisory exam.  […]

Pesticide Law Primer Developed for Schools

Pesticide Law Primer Developed by UConn Extension for Connecticut School Grounds Managers, Superintendents, Teachers, and Members of the School Community UConn Extension, with the CT Department of Energy and Environment (CT DEEP), has developed a series that explains and clarifies Connecticut’s pesticide restrictions on school grounds. In 2010, Connecticut state legislation banned the application of […]

Ornamentals and Turf Short Course

This Short Course is an in-depth review of the information necessary for studying and fulfilling the requirements of the Ornamental and Turf/Golf Course Superintendents State of Connecticut Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Certification exam.  A student attending lectures and studying materials independently should be able to successfully pass the examination, both written and oral. Students are expected […]

Tackling Turfgrass

Article by Stacey Stearns Turfgrass is often overlooked by residents – but is one of the most abundant crops in the state, and an important part of Connecticut’s economic engine. Direct sales from the turfgrass industry are around $2.5 billion, with a total economic impact of $2.9 billion. Lawn care services are the largest turfgrass […]

Municipal Grounds and Sports Turf Academy

Municipal Grounds and Sports Turf Academy March 14 & 15, 2017, 8 am-4 pm W.B. Young Building, 1376 Storrs Road, Room 100 University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT The registration fee is $180.00. $20 discount ($160 per person) for groups of 3 or more. Student registration is $25. Walk-in registrations are welcome, but must be paid […]