Upcoming events

    • 17 Mar 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Maryland Department of Agriculture

    Professional Fertilizer Applicator Recertification

    (2 credits)

    and Pesticide Recertification Meeting

    (8 credits in category 3A, 3C, 6, 10, 12)

    Both yearly re-certifications presented in one (1) class

    March 17, 2017 (Friday) 

    Sponsored by the Maryland Turfgrass Council

    Presented by the University of Maryland Turfgrass Programs & MDA

    Location: Maryland Department of Agriculture

    50 Harry S Truman Pkwy

    Annapolis, MD

    8:15 -- 9:00     Registration

    9:00 – 9:50      Aggressive and Difficult Weeds in Turf: ID and Control – Chuck Schuster, University of Maryland Extension, Commercial Horticulture

    9:50 – 10:40    Lawn Pests, Nutrient Management, and the Use of Compost – Mark Carroll, University of Maryland

    10:40- 11:30    Successful Lower Input Turf Management: Species, Nutrient, and Pest                         Management   Considerations - Tom Turner, University of Maryland

    11:30 -12:00   MDA Urban Nutrient Management Regulations Update – Kelly Love, Maryland Department of Agriculture

    12:00 – 12:30              Lunch

    12:30 - 12:55   Research Update: Integrating Organic Amendments in the Management of Foliar Diseases - Cody Beckley, University of Maryland

    12:55 – 1:20    Research Update: Shifts in Turfgrass Microbial Communities – Potential Impact on Turfgrass Management – Joe Doherty, University of Maryland

    1:20 – 2:10      Reducing Lawn Diseases through Management of Soil Nutrients- Joe Roberts, University of Maryland

    If you need re-certification from other States, please advise us when you complete your application and we will attempt to get you that re-certification as well.



The Maryland Turfgrass Council      P.O. Box 389, St. Michaels, MD 21663   Phone: (443) 742-6618       

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