What's New in Agronomic Pest Control

Learn about the new developments in the agronomic pest market, including insect, disease and weed control. Earn pesticide applicator credits.
What's New in Agronomic Pest Control - Online Courses
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Length of Access: 365 days
Sections: 4
Length: 30 minutes
Language: English
Note: Earn 1 Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) Category 1 or 18 credit and a certificate of completion.

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Credits Offered:
01 Agronomic Crops
1 credits

18 Demonstration and Research
1 credits

This self-paced course teaches you about the latest updates in agronomic pest control, including company and product information, resistance, and programs.

Watch short videos about the latest in disease, weed and insect control, and agribusiness mergers and acquisitions. Read a section about herbicide updates.

There is a quiz at the end of the course to check your learning. If you are taking this course to obtain Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) pesticide applicator recertification credits, you will need to pass the course quiz with a score greater than 70%.

When you pass this course, you will earn a certificate of completion as well as one category 1 or 18 PDA recertification credit.

(Note: it may take 2 to 4 week for recertification credits to be reported to and verified by PDA.)

Who is this for?
  • Certified pesticide applicators
  • Turfgrass and lawncare professionals
  • Landscape professionals
What will you learn?
You will learn how to:
  • identify company mergers and acquisitions
  • implement new products in your spray regime
  • identify Bt traits and resistance updates
  • utilize data from the Soybean Sentinel Plot Program
  • identify herbicide tolerant soybean technologies


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