The Connecticut Grounds Keepers Association is proud to present our:

  • 7 Credits available for 3A, 3B, and PA!
  • 5 Credits available for 3D!
  • Interactive Q&A
  • CGKA Member Discounts
Tuesday February
16
9:00am-12:30pm

Up to 3 Credits 3A, 3B, 3D, and PA



  • 9:00-9:15 Welcome
  • 9:15-9:30 DEEP Update
  • 9:30-10:00 CTEC Update
  • 10:00-10:15 UCONN School of Agriculture
  • 10:15-10:20 Break
  • 10:20-11:20 "10 Trees and 10 Shrubs to Avoid and Their Superior Alternatives” - Darryl Newman
  • 11:20-12:20 ”The Asian Invasion and Say “Nix” to Neonics?” - Dr. Richard Cowles
  • 12:20-12:25 Wrap up and credit information
Thursday February 18
9:00am-12:30pm

Up to 3 Credits 3A, 3B, and PA

Up to 1 Credit 3D

  • 9:00-9:15 Welcome
  • 9:15-9:30 DEEP Update
  • 9:30-10:00 CTEC Update
  • 10:00-10:15 UCONN School of Agriculture
  • 10:15-10:20 Break
  • 10:20-11:20 ”The Nuts and Bolts for Developing and Maintaining a Quality Turfgrass Stand” -Steve Rackliffe
  • 11:20-12:20 ”Optimizing Your Turf Herbicide Applications” - Randy Prostak
  • 12:20-12:25 Wrap up and credit information
Wednesday February 24
9:00am-12:00pm

Up to 3 Credits 3A, 3B, 3D, and PA



  • 9:00-9:15 Welcome
  • 9:15-9:30 DEEP Update
  • 9:30-10:00 CTEC Update
  • 10:00-10:15 UCONN School of Agriculture
  • 10:15-10:20 Break
  • 10:20-11:20 "Don't Treat Your Soil Like Dirt” An overview of soil basics-Dr. Nicholas Menchyk
  • 11:20-12:20 ”The Importance of Assessment Tools for Grounds Managers” - Victoria Wallace
  • 12:20-12:25 Wrap up and credit information

The Connecticut Grounds Keepers Association would like to thank our main sponsors!