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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.

Registration Open for 2015 Research Field Day
Dr. Michelle DaCosta presents at UMass Turf Research Field Day

Take a short break from your busy schedule to join us for a morning of  education and insight… on our turf!  Come to Field Day 2015 to learn about cutting-edge turf research, catch-up with colleagues and UMass staff, and meet with industry exhibitors. Click here for information and registration instructions.

New Nutrient Management Regulations in Effect in Massachusetts

Turf and landscape practitioners in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are advised to stay up to date with new fertilizer and nutrient management requirements. Click here for details.