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UMass Extension Turf Program

The UMass Extension Turf Program is a research-based team of faculty and professional, technical, and support staff. As part of UMass Extension within the UMass Center for Agriculture, Food & the Environment, we strive to address the highest priority needs of turf-related industries as well as the citizens of the Commonwealth. Our mission is to develop, research, gather, and share knowledge on safe, efficient, economically viable and environmentally sound turf management with emphasis on natural resource protection.

UMass Extension's Plant Diagnostic Lab
Necrotic ring spot disease symptoms

Did you know that there is a Plant Diagnostic Lab at UMass?  The lab offers a wide range of testing services for plant problems in agriculture and horticulture.  In the turf arena, tests range from disease diagnostics, to grass and weed identification, to nematode assays for golf course greens. Go >>