Agriculture

Information for pest management and education for agriculture, including explaining the types of pesticide licenses, EPA worker protection standards, storage, security, disposal, and IPM options.

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Ruth Benner, Penn State University
Green Industry Update Webinar - Interior Plantscapes - Webinars Webinars

Green Industry Update Webinar - Interior Plantscapes

01:00 PM 08/29/2018 - 11:00 PM 09/05/2018

$15.00
Learn and earn pesticide re-certification credits from the comfort of your home or office! More
Photo: Penn State Pesticide Education
Worker Protection Standard Update - News News
The 2015 EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS) revision is now in full effect with the only exception being the requirement for new training materials. More
Penn State Extension Kiosks at Produce Auctions Provide Information for Growers
Penn State Extension Kiosks at Produce Auctions Provide Information for Growers - News News
Penn State Extension sets up kiosks at produce auctions across the state to provide growers with timely information on disease and pest identification and management, invasive species alerts, and food safety. More
Lesser grain borer. Pest and Diseases Image Library, Bugwood.org https://www.insectimages.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=5489003]
Management of Stored Grain Pests in Organic Systems - Articles Articles
Effective control of stored grain pests without synthetic pesticides requires an IPM approach combining sanitation, identification, monitoring, and preventive practices. More
Japanese Beetle Management
Japanese Beetle Management - Online Courses Online Courses

Japanese Beetle Management

2

1 hour

$25.00
Learn to recognize the damage Japanese beetles do to turfgrass and ornamental plants, and how to manage infestations. Earn pesticide applicator credits. More
Spotted Lanternfly: Volunteer Banding Program
Spotted Lanternfly: Volunteer Banding Program - Videos Videos
This presentation describes how volunteers should place bands on trees and enter their data. More
Spotted Lanternfly: Management Options through the Seasons
Spotted Lanternfly: Management Options through the Seasons - Videos Videos
This webinar discusses the options you have to control spotted lanternfly based on the life cycle of the insect through the year. More
Spotted Lanternfly: Living with the Quarantine
Spotted Lanternfly: Living with the Quarantine - Videos Videos
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has enacted a quarantine order in counties that are infested with the spotted lanternfly. More
Spotted Lanternfly: Research Update
Spotted Lanternfly: Research Update - Videos Videos

Spotted Lanternfly: Research Update

Julie Urban

22:39

A lot of scientific research is being done to increase our understanding about how the spotted lanternfly behaves and what management methods might be effective. More
Identifying Tree-of-Heaven and Some Native Look-a-Likes
Identifying Tree-of-Heaven and Some Native Look-a-Likes - Videos Videos
Tree-of-heaven a preferred host of the invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly (SLF.) The tree is used to help monitor for SLF and also as a “trap” trees to help control SLF populations. More
Get Your Airblast Sprayer Calibrated
Get Your Airblast Sprayer Calibrated - News News
Proper calibration is a must to make sure pesticide applications get to the target at the proper rate. More
Forage Weed Management
Forage Weed Management - Online Courses Online Courses

Forage Weed Management

2

30 minutes

$15.00
Learn to identify and manage pasture and hayfield weeds with integrated weed management and herbicides. Earn pesticide applicator recertification credits. More
Jalysus wickhami. Photo © John Rosenfeld
Spined Stilt Bug - Articles Articles

Spined Stilt Bug

Michael J. Skvarla

Spined stilt bugs are an occasional pest of greenhouse tomatoes that can cause flower and fruit abortion and unsightly feeding damage in mature fruits. More
2017 Penn State Agronomy Herbicide Trial Report
2017 Penn State Agronomy Herbicide Trial Report - Articles Articles
This weed field trials report is a summary of the 2017 herbicide trials conducted in corn soybean, and other field crops by the Department of Plant Science at Penn State. More
Which Pesticide License Does Your Business Need?
Which Pesticide License Does Your Business Need? - Articles Articles
In Pennsylvania, Green Industry professionals who use pesticides need to understand the Pennsylvania pesticide laws and how to comply with them. More
EPA Pesticide Containers
EPA Pesticide Containers - Articles Articles
Pesticide Worker Safety information regarding container usage. More
Potential Health Effects of Pesticides
Potential Health Effects of Pesticides - Articles Articles
For all pesticides to be effective against the pests they are intended to control, they must be biologically active, or toxic. More
Pesticide Storage and Security
Pesticide Storage and Security - Articles Articles

Pesticide Storage and Security

Sharon I Gripp, John Ayers, Ph.D., Kerry H. Richards, Ph.D.

This article describes the proper procedures for storing pesticides and application equipment. More
Respiratory Protective Devices for Pesticides
Respiratory Protective Devices for Pesticides - Articles Articles
For many toxic chemicals, the respiratory (breathing) system is the quickest and most direct route of entry into the circulatory system. More
¿Tiene Hormigas? Elimine las Hormigas con MIP
¿Tiene Hormigas? Elimine las Hormigas con MIP - Articles Articles
El manejo integrado de plagas (IPM) utiliza la información sobre plagas para elegir los métodos de control más seguros y efectivos. More
Update on Spotted Lanternfly Control Options
Update on Spotted Lanternfly Control Options - News News
As the result of a mild winter in 2017, the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) population is enormous this year. More
Harrington Seed Destructor
Harrington Seed Destructor - Videos Videos

Harrington Seed Destructor

Annie Klodd

2:44

Penn State is involved in research on Harvest Weed Seed Control for herbicide resistant weeds. Here, the HSD is described as it operates during harvest. More
EPA's Soil Fumigant Toolbox
Soil Fumigation Resources from EPA - Articles Articles

Soil Fumigation Resources from EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

This EPA website provides training, outreach, and other resource materials for applicators and others interested in the requirements of using soil fumigants safely. More
Program Demonstrations: Facilitate a Poison Prevention Program
Program Demonstrations: Facilitate a Poison Prevention Program - Videos Videos
This video provides tips on presenting the Poison Prevention Program to students to help them learn ways to control pests while promoting safety in the home. More
Program Demonstrations: Pesticide Look-alike Presentation
Program Demonstrations: Pesticide Look-alike Presentation - Videos Videos
Penn State Pesticide Education Program brings you an informative video on the importance of storing pesticides properly. More
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