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-NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS-  
THE UMASS WINTER SCHOOL FOR TURF MANAGERS

The UMass Winter School for Turf Managers immerses students in a full-time program, focused solely on the management of fine turf and taught primarily by UMass faculty and staff.  Winter School is a comprehensive certificate program designed to furnish turf managers with the fundamental concepts essential to maintaining high quality turf, while instilling a sense of environmental stewardship and fiscal responsibility. 

Winter School 2020 runs January 6 - February 14, 2020, at the UMass campus in Amherst, in a recently revised, time-efficient six week format. Classes are scheduled: Mon-Th 8 AM - 5 PM, and Fri 8 AM - noon. This schedule is designed to accommodate weekend commuters who may want to stay in the Amherst area Mon-Thurs evenings but head home on the weekends. Some area hotels offer special packages for UMass Winter School students.

The international student application deadline is September 13, 2019.  Application review for US students will begin in early September, with a deadline of November 1, 2019 (late applications may be accepted pending availability of seats).  Space is limited.

Pesticide recertification contact hours will be offered for all New England states, and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are offered.

For more information, including application instructions, visit https://ag.umass.edu/turf/education/turf-winter-school.  Questions on Winter School? Call (413) 545-5202, or email Karen White at kwhite@oe.umass.edu.

Questions or comments?  E-mail webmaster@umassturf.org

Thank you,
The UMass Extension Turf Program
ag.umass.edu/turf
facebook.com/umassturf

NOTE: Grants from the Professor Joseph Troll and Professor Lawrence S. Dickinson Trust Fund are available to Winter School students. To apply for a grant, please click on the link icon “Troll & Dickinson Trust Fund” at the right side of the GCSA of New England’s website homepage at gcsane.org.

REGISTER FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL JOSEPH TROLL TURF CLASSIC

This annual event, held to raise funds for turf research at UMass, will be held at the TPC Boston in Norton, MA, September 3, 2019.

To learn more about the event, registration and sponsorships please click this link.

To register online please click this link.

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