Register now for Rutgers Turfgrass Research Field Days

The two-day event will be a chance for approved states to get pesticide and fertilizer certification credits.

June 1, 2017
Industry News Lawn Care

Registration is open for the 2017 Rutgers Turfgrass Research Field Days

Tuesday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 26 Start early and finish early Enjoy coffee and danish, a mid-morning snack and a hearty lunch.

  1. Get updates from Rutgers researchers on current turf topics - join the multiple tours to see the research.
  2. Earn certification credits for your pesticide license.
  3. Earn ProFACT fertilizer credits for your fertilizer license.

Credits for the following states have been approved: Connecticut, Delaware, GCSAA, Maryland, New Jersey
Download Approved Credits

Credits waiting approval: New York and Pennsylvania

Tuesday, July 25, 2017:
Golf and Fine Turf Day 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.
CORE Training (optional) at 8 a.m. – Room for 80
ProFACT fertilizer training in English and Spanish at 2 p.m. – Exam at 3 p.m.
Hort Farm 2, 102 Ryders Lane, North Brunswick, NJ

Wednesday, July 26, 2017: Lawn, Landscape and Sports Field Day and the Sports Field Managers Trade Show 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.
No ProFACT fertilizer training or exam on this day CORE Training (optional) at 1:30-2 p.m.
Adelphia Farm, 594 Halls Mills Road, Freehold, NJ

Early bird registration sign up ends on July 10. After this date, register on site.

Online registration is also available at:
Download schedule and registration form
Download sponsor opportunities form
Download silent auction donations form

Who qualifies for "Member Rates"? 2017 members of the associations listed below qualify to pay the member rate. Membership will be verified upon registration.

  • New Jersey Turfgrass Association (You can become a member of NJTA and pay the member rate for this event.)
  • Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association
  • New Jersey Nursery and Landscape Association

Sponsors (as of June 1): The companies below will be returning as sponsors. You can be a sponsor too. Make your selection and return the form.

  • Pickseed
  • Vic Gerard Golf Cars

Silent Auction: The New Jersey Turfgrass Foundation raises money to support research, grants and scholarships for Rutgers and the Center for Turfgrass Science. They are seeking items specific for each day and ask for your consideration.

Read the form for specific details You can purchase items on and they'll be sold at the silent auction at Field Days. You can also join AmazonSmile and designate the New Jersey Turfgrass Foundation to receive a portion of your purchase.

lawn care Education Certification