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UMass Extension Turf Program team
Welcome page for Turf

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.

Take Your Career to the Next Level with Off-Season Certificate Programs from UMass

UMass Extension's Green School, meets twice per week from late October through early December in Milford - Go...
UMass Winter School for Turf Managers, meets on the UMass Amherst campus each weekday for 6 weeks in January/February 2017 - Go...

Helping Turf Recover from Summer Stress - Drought and Heat

Steps taken now and over the next few weeks will help turf to recover well, go into the winter in good shape, and be ready for whatever challenges that next year’s growing season may bring. Click here for details.