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UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program helps to educate landscape, nursery and turf professionals by providing programs and research-based information on the best horticultural practices and technology for environmental stewardship in nursery and landscape management.

UMass Turf Research Field Day July 17
Turfgrass lawn

Join us at UMass Turf Research Field Day to hear about and see research projects in the field. Current UMass research includes studies on the biology and integrated management of turf-damaging diseases and insects, short- and long-term weed management, environmental stress physiology, fertility, drought management, and golf and sports surfaces, as well as a range of National Turfgrass Evaluation Program fine turf trials.  For more details, go to

In-Season Lawn and Landscape Turf Training July 18
A lawn bordered by a landscape bed

Join the faculty and staff of the UMass Turf Program at our upcoming In-Season Lawn and Landscape Turf Training.  This special program has been designed for in-depth coverage of advanced topics and will include “in the field” learning.   For more information and to register, see