The purpose of the Pesticide Applicator Short Course is to prepare for the Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental and Shade Tree), 07 (Lawn and Turf), and 23 (Parks and Schools Pest Control).
The annual Professional Pest Managers School offers a wide variety of trainings for licensed pesticide applicators.
The Cambria County Turf & Ornamental Update offers Pennsylvania Commercial and Public Pesticide Applicators the opportunity to earn core and category credits towards pesticide recertification.
The Farm Executive Workshop will enhance agricultural executives capacity to address issues of management process implementation and follow through, address problems and opportunities as they arise, and allow members to investigate thoroughly how to effect change. The focus of this intensive effort is not farm production. The focus is business management, growth and long-term viability.
Dairy & Crops Compliance Day will feature two keynote addresses as well as provide compliance credits in Pesticide, Fumigation, Nutrient Management, Odor and Manure Hauler categories. In addition, certified Crop advisor credits will be offered at the meeting. Key Forage and Dairy topics will be addressed to inform growers of the latest issues in the dairy industry.
The annual Southeast Greenhouse Grower's Day will help keep growers up to date with the latest practices and techniques to produce high quality herbaceous plants. Pesticide applicator credits are available to licensed applicators from DE, MD, NJ and PA. Join Penn State Extension, Penn State Research and the State Floriculture Advisory Board for what should be another great meeting.
The 2015 Winter Turf & Ornamentals School is a one-day educational program that discusses ornamental plant and turfgrass pest issues and their management, along with landscape horticulture topics.
The Arborist Short Course is designed to increase working tree knowledge, professional arborist skills, and prepare you for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam, which should improve your marketability.
The Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences and The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will offer a day long greenhouse biological pest control workshop in the University Park greenhouse facility.