Sustainability, Turf & Landscapes Extension Educator
Vickie Wallace is the Extension Educator responsible for the Sustainable Turf and Landscape Program focused toward turf and landscape professionals in the state. She is involved with IPM education and outreach programs for landscape professionals and municipal turf and grounds managers. A current focus is directed toward the ongoing installation of weather stations to schools across Connecticut, and subsequent educational outreach of these weather stations into general school grounds and turf care programs. She also is involved with the evaluation of low maintenance turfgrasses and the evaluation and efficacy of minimum risk weed management products. Prior to joining UConn in 2010, Ms. Wallace worked as an agronomist and sales representative in the turfgrass seed industry.