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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.

Landscape and Turf Weed Topics - You Pick! June 25
Large crabgrass - Digitaria sanguinalis

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 that they would like to have discussed. Location: Radisson Hotel, Chelmsford, MA. For more details, go to

Sustainable Water Management Practices for Nursery and Greenhouse Operations July 10

Increasing production sustainability is of growing importance for all types of plant production. Improving irrigation practices, understanding water quality, and  monitoring nutrients are integral to increasing sustainability. Better management of water and nutrients can improve environmental stewardship as well as your bottom line. Join water and nutrient management specialists from around the country for this exciting workshop. Location: UMass Amherst. For more details, go to