Professional Pest Managers School

This one-day pesticide update session provides research-based information for applicators, as well as recertification credits in categories where it can be difficult to find credits.
Professional Pest Managers School - Workshops
Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Language: English
Note: Save by registering online, walk-ins will be assessed a higher registration fee. Click Register to view credits offered per session.
$125.00

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Description

When: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
(8:00 AM - 3:30 PM)

Where: Hershey-Grantville Holiday Inn
604 Station Rd.
Grantville, Pennsylvania 17028
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registration deadline: November 27, 2018
11:59 p.m.

To Be Covered

The Professional Pest Managers School is designed to provide licensed applicators a cost effective way of obtaining numerous pesticide applicator re-certification credits. This educational program provides timely updates on pesticide safety and ornamental and turfgrass pests including classes in turf, landscape, pond maintenance, right-of-way, nursery, indoor pest control, and invertebrate pest management; as well as re-certification credits in categories where it can be difficult to find re-certification credits.

Credit Information

Pesticide Credits

  • Core
  • Private
  • Category 06
  • Category 07
  • Category 10
  • Category 11
  • Category 12
  • Category 18
  • Category 22
  • Category 23
  • Category 24

Continuing Education Credits

The following continuing education credits will be offered for participants attending the full day.

  • ISA Certified Arborists
  • PLNA Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist
Who is this for?

Licensed pesticide applicators

What will you learn?
  • Updates on pesticide safety and ornamental and turfgrass pests
  • Classes in turf, landscape, pond maintenance, right-of-way, nursery, indoor pest control, and invertebrate pest management
  • Re-certification credits in categories where it can be difficult to find re-certification credits

Agenda

Monday, December 3, 2018

Breakout Session 1

08:30 am I do not plan to attend Breakout Session 1.

08:30 am Turfgrass Diagnosis and Solutions Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 7, 18, 23

08:30 am Pesticides and Pollinators Credits: 2 Core

08:30 am Greenhouse and Interiorscape Pests and Their Management Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 18, 22, 23

08:30 am Observations on 2018 Ornamental Plant Pests Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 6, 18, 23

Breakout Session 2

09:45 am New Concepts on Pool Care Chemistry Credits: 2 Cat. 18, 24

09:45 am Backpack Sprayer Basics and Calibration Methods Credits: 2 Cat. Core

09:45 am Low-Risk Pesticides and Biological Control: Can They Work in the Landscape? Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 6, 18, 23

09:45 am I do not plan to attend Breakout Session 2.

09:45 am Kahoot! Right-of-Way Herbicide Knowledge Quiz Credits: 2 Cat., 10, 18, 23

Breakout Session 3

11:00 am Green Industry Pesticide Safety Trivia Credits: 2 Core

11:00 am I do not plan to attend Breakout Session 3 or Lunch during this time.

11:00 am Lunch Period 1 (provided)

11:00 am The Ins and Outs of Scale Control Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 6, 18, 23

Breakout Session 4

12:00 pm I do not plan to attend Breakout Session 4 or Lunch during this time.

12:00 pm Lunch Period 2 (provided)

12:00 pm Disease Management for Greenhouse Crops and Interiorscapes Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 18, 22, 23

12:00 pm IPM Basics Credits: 2 Core

Breakout Session 5

01:15 pm Pool Chemical Math (Dosing) Credits: 2 Cat. 18, 24

01:15 pm Prevention of Pesticide Exposure/Emergency Responses to Pesticide Spills Credits: 2 Core

01:15 pm Turf Insect Identification Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 7, 18, 23

01:15 pm I do not plan to attend Breakout Session 5.

01:15 pm Insect and Disease Pests of Douglas Fir Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 6, 18, 23

Breakout Session 6

02:30 pm I do not plan to attend Breakout Session 6.

02:30 pm Digital Record Keeping for Utility Right-of-Way Credits: 2 Cat., 10, 18, 23

02:30 pm Making Better Weather-based IPM Decisions Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 7, 18, 23

02:30 pm Termite Control: What's New in Outsmarting These Destructive Pests? Credits: 2 Cat. PC, 11, 12, 18, 23

02:30 pm PDA Regulatory Updates and Reminders Credits: 2 Core

Instructors

Commercial Horticulture (Green Industry, Vegetable, Tree and Small Fruit and, Mushroom Productions) Integrated Pest Management Farm Food Safety - FSMA and GAP Latino Community Outreach Beginning Farmer Conservation Practice

More by Maria Gorgo-Gourovitch 

Vegetable and Small Fruit Beekeeping Green Industry

More by Tom Butzler 

Right-of-way Vegetation Management Invasive Plants Pesticide Education
Commercial Horticulture Green Industry Turfgrass Management Vegetable and Small Fruit

More by Tanner Delvalle 

Turfgrass Management Sports Turf Management Atheltic Field Safety Golf Course Management Home Lawn Care

More by Jeffrey Fowler 

Floriculture Plant Propagation Plant Breeding Plant Nutrition

More by Sinclair Adam 

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 

Paula Shrewsbury

Todd Hagenbuch

Frank Tribendis

Sarah Pickel

Jess Lenker

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