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Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program Upcoming Events

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
Correct weed identification and site assessment are important steps in the development of an effective weed management program for turf and landscape.
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00am
Just starting out in the green industry, taking the MCH exam, or looking to expand your plant palette? The UMass Extension Plant Camp can help!
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 9:00am
For this special topics session, attendees can submit weed related topics they would like to have discussed.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
Just starting out in the green industry, taking the MCH exam, or looking to expand your plant palette? The UMass Extension Plant Camp can help!
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 9:00am
Increasing production sustainability is of growing importance for all types of plant production.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 8:00am
UMass Turf Research Field Day is presented on a bi-annual basis to highlight the wide range of research projects currently taking place at the UMass Joseph Troll Turf Research Center in South Deerfield, MA as well as on research being conducted at other locations by University of Massachusetts Turf Program faculty, staff, and graduate students.
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Participants will gain hands-on experience with many important landscape and forest diseases of trees and shrubs. An introductory lecture will review the basics of diagnostic plant pathology followed by a walking tour of campus. The day will end with a laboratory session using microscopy.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
Tune into TickTalk with TickReport! A FREE live webinar series by Dr. Stephen Rich, Director of the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology. Noon to 1:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in February, March, April, May, and October 2019. Co-sponsored by UMass Extension and the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:00am
This is Day 1 of our three-day program that looks at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlights the biology, ecology, and identification of some of the most destructive insects.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 9:00am
This is Day 2 of our three-day program that looks at the characteristics of invasive insects, the impacts and costs they have regionally and nationwide, and highlights the biology, ecology, and identification of some of the most destructive insects.

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