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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.

Weed Walkabout June 19
Large crabgrass - Digitaria sanguinalis (L)

Correct weed identification and site assessment are important steps in the development of an effective weed management program for turf and landscape. 

Landscape and Turf Weed Topics - You Pick! June 25

Landscape and turf professionals commonly seek information about the latest and most effective best management practices for the pests they encounter. For this special topics session, attendees can submit weed related topics to Randy Prostak, UMass Extension Weed Specialist, they would like to have discussed (ex. the management of a challenging weed, a new herbicide product, cultural practices, etc.). For registration options, go to