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Center for Turfgrass Science


The Center for Turfgrass Science generates and disseminates knowledge, and provides training and education in the turfgrass sciences by fostering nationally recognized multidisciplinary research; undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education; and service programs that support the turfgrass industry.

The center conducts annual research symposia, field days, workshops, webinars, and educational seminars in association with Rutgers Cooperative Extension, the Office of Continuing Professional Education, and the turfgrass industry in New Jersey and throughout the world.

The center was established in 1991 and is located on the George H. Cook Campus of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick, NJ. Its faculty conduct research, teaching, and outreach programs on campus, as well as at the Plant Science Research and Extension Farm in Freehold, NJ and the Turf Research and Extension Farm (Horticulture Farm 2) in North Brunswick, NJ.