Commercial & Public Applicator Pesticide Short Course

Build a foundation of knowledge about safe and proper handling and use of pesticides when you attend this Pesticide Applicator Short Course!
Commercial & Public Applicator Pesticide Short Course - Workshops
Skill Level: Beginner
Language: English
$150.00

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Description

When: Day 1: Core (Part 1) - Mon., Sep. 24, 2018 (9:00 AM - 3:45 PM)
Day 2: Core (Part 2) - Tue., Sep. 25, 2018 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Day 3: Category 07 & 23 - Wed., Sep. 26, 2018 (9:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
Day 4: Category 06 & 23 - Thu., Sep. 27, 2018 (9:00 AM - 2:15 PM)
Day 5: Category 10 - Fri., Sep. 28, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Where: Penn State Extension York County
112 Pleasant Acres Rd.
York, Pennsylvania 17402

registration deadline: September 20, 2018
11:59 p.m.

Topics covered in the study materials will be reinforced to prepare applicators to take the Pennsylvania certification exam. New applicators are not required to attend this class before taking the exam, but it may help you prepare.

Agenda

Monday, September 24, 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Friday, September 28, 2018

09:00 am Day 1: Core (Part 1)

  • 9:00 AM - Registration and Pre-test
  • 9:15-9:45 - Certification and the Law
  • 9:45-10:30 - Integrated Pest Management
  • 10:30-11:00 - Emergencies, First Aid, and Spill Response
  • 11:00-12:00 - Pesticide Label and Safety Data Sheet
  • 12:00-12:45 - Lunch (provided)
  • 12:45-1:30 - Minimizing Toxicity and Exposure
  • 1:30-3:00 - Federal Pesticide Laws
  • 3:00-3:30 - Fate of Pesticides in the Environment
  • 3:00-3:45 - Calculations and homework

09:00 am Day 2: Core (Part 2)

  • 9:00-10:15 - Formulations
  • 10:15-11:45 - Record Keeping
  • 11:45-12:30 - Lunch (provided)
  • 12:30-1:00 - Application Equipment and Calibration
  • 1:00-2:30 - Weeds of Ornamentals
  • 2:00-3:30 - Introduction to Insects
  • 3:30-4:00 - Homework Review, post-test evaluation

09:00 am Day 3: Category 07 (Lawn & Turf) & 23 (Parks & Schools)

    • 9:00-10:30 - Insects of Turf
    • 10:30-12:15 - Weeds of Turf
    • 12:15-1:00 - Lunch (provided)
    • 1:00-2:00 - Diseases of Turf
    • 2:00-2:30 - Workshop and Review
    • 2:30-3:30 - Homework Review (for those not attending previous class)

    09:00 am Day 4: Category 06 (Lawn & Turf) & 23 (Parks & Schools)

      • 9:00-9:15 - Homework Review
      • 9:15-10:45 - Introduction to Plant Diseases
      • 10:45-11:45 - Diseases of Ornamentals
      • 11:45-12:30 - Insects of Ornamentals
      • 12:30-1:15 - Lunch (provided)
      • 1:15-2:15 - Landscape Walk / Review

      09:00 am Day 5: Category 10 (Right-of-Way & Weeds)

      • 9:00-10:00 - Invasive Plant Identification
      • 10:00-11:00 - Application Equipment and Calibration
      • 11:00-12:00 - Review of Study Packet

      Instructors

      Christmas Tree Production Curriculum Development Landscape Establishment and Maintenance Nursery and Ornamental Production Pesticide Safety Program Delivery Turfgrass Weed Control/Vegetation Management

      More by Tracey Lynn Harpster 

      Commercial Horticulture Green Industry Turfgrass Management Vegetable and Small Fruit

      More by Tanner Delvalle 

      Integrated Pest Management Entomology Horticulture

      More by Tim Abbey 

      Horticulture Diagnosis of Plant Problems Lycorma delicatula (spotted lanternfly) Estimating and Bidding for Landscape Installation Green Infrastructure

      More by Emelie Swackhamer 

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