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Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Course Code: AL0401CA19

Emergency Pesticide Recertification

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Last Held: December 11-13, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm (Check-in time on Day 1: 8:30am)

The next offering is tentatively planned for December 2019. Registration will open when a course date is confirmed.


This class covers both turf and ornamentals. Take Day 1 only to learn IPM philosophy, monitoring, and implementation strategies – or take the full three days for a comprehensive study featuring degree day models, improving soil health, insect and disease ID, creative ways of removing unwanted pests and more! This is a core class in three certificate programs.

The full three-day range of topics will include:

  • Pesticide Toxicity and Environmental Contamination
  • Landscape IPM Philosophy
  • Turf IPM Fundamentals
  • Landscape IPM Monitoring
  • Tree/Shrub Insect Mite Pests (ID/Life Cycles)
  • Key Turf Diseases and IPM Cultural Management
  • Abiotic, Environmental, and Cultural Plant Disorders
  • BioControl: Recognizing/Using Beneficial Insects
  • Plant Disease Diagnostic Process
  • Pesticides Appropriate for an IPM Program
  • Biologically Healthy Soils
  • Pest Resistant Ornamental Plants

Interested in earning a Landscape Certificate?


Day 1 is a a required course for the following certificate programs:


The full 3-day curriculum is required for the following certificate program:


The December 11-13, 2018 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

NOTE: Individuals who wish to receive pesticide recertification credits at any of our courses will need to know their applicator license number and arrive at class on time. Please bring your pesticide license with you to class. If you are late to class, you will not receive credits.

Pesticide Credits

Day 1 Only: 2 units in CORE; 5 units in 3A; 9 units in 3B
All 3 Days: 2 units in CORE; 4 units in 10; 12 units in 1A and PRIV; 14 units in 3B; 16 units in 3A

Day 1 Only: 2 credits in 00-CORE; 3 credits in 07; 6 credits in 06 and PC; 9 credits in 18 and 23
All 3 Days: 2 credits in 00-CORE; 10 credits in 07; 17 credits in 06 and PC; 22 credits in 18 and 23

If you need these credits, you must notify us at least 15 days before the course start date. For details, visit here and read the information under "IMPORTANT CHANGE."

All 3 Days: 8 credits in 3A and 3C

Day 1 Only: 6.5 Contact Hours (valid for: 29, 36, 37, L [CORE], Dealer)
All 3 Days: 16.5 Contact Hours (valid for: 29, 36, 37, L [CORE], Dealer)

DE: This course will be submitted for approved pesticide credits upon completion of the program if requested by attendees.

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
Day 1 Only: 4 Technical
All 3 Days: 8 Technical

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Credits
Day 1 Only: Certified Arborist: 5.5; BCMA-Science: 1.5; BCMA-Management: 4
All 3 Days: Certified Arborist: 16.5; BCMA-Science: 10; BCMA-Management: 6.5

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
All 3 Days: 17.25 hours

NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator Credits
All 3 Days: 1 credit

Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) Credits

NJ Urban and Community Forestry Continuing Education Units
Day 1 Only: 3.5 CEUs
All 3 Days: 12 CEUS

NJ Licensed Tree Experts
Day 1 Only: 4.5 CEUs for LTE and LTCO
All 3 Days: 15 CEUs for LTE and LTCO

Rutgers CEUs
1.80 CEUs

Full 3-Day Course Early Registration Fee TBD  
Full 3-Day Course Registration Fee TBD  
Single Day Registration Fee, Attend Day 1 Only TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and deli buffet lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


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Rutgers Continuing Education at The Atrium
Suite 101, Room 120 Sequoia
300 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)" or Course Code AL0401) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Beth Perez, 848-932-7483

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