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Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Course

Course Code: AE0602CA16

Pesticide Applicator Recertification Course

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Date & Time

Last Held: October 22, 2015
9:45am - 2:00pm

Next offering tentatively planned for October 2016.


This course meets pesticide applicators in need of credits before their pesticide applicator license expires in October. The training has been tailored for government employees with immediate concerns and responsibilities for stewardship of public health, mosquito research, surveillance and control. All who need re-certification credits in CORE, Mosquito (8B), Aerial (11), and Demonstration & Research (10) are welcome to sign up.


9:45 AM

Registration & Coffee

10:00 AM

Pesticide hazards, safety, proper PPE & container labeling and disposal (Core)
Roy Meyer, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection retired

11:00 AM

Short history of Aedes albopictus in Mercer County New Jersey: Biology and Ecology (8B)
Isik Unlu, Mercer County Mosquito Control

11:30 AM

Use of barrier treatments in Union County to manage Aedes albopictus nuisance (8B)
Ralph Strano, Union County Mosquito Control

12:00 PM

Lunch break

12:30 PM

Integrated pest management programs supporting professional mosquito control services in New Jersey with emphasis on aerial larviciding (11 & 8B)
Eric Williges, Office of Mosquito Control Coordination

1:00 PM

The advantages of surveillance (8A & 8B)
Lisa Reed, Rutgers Entomology Center for Vector Biology

1:30 PM

Demonstration and research: Lethal and sub-lethal effects of spinosad on the beneficial predator Toxorhynchites rutilus (10 & 8B)
Scott Crans, Rutgers Entomology Center for Vector Biology

2:00 PM

Distribution of Credits & Adjournment


The October 22, 2015 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.

Pesticide Credits

1 unit in 10
1 unit in 11
2 units in 8A
5 units in 8B
2 units in CORE

Registration Fee TBD
Multi-Person Registration Fee (3 or more) TBD

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Morning refreshments and a light lunch (typically pizza and soft drinks) 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.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Headlee Research Labs
180 Jones Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions and Parking Information

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 "Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Course" or Course Code AE0602) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Senior Program Coordinator: Scott Crans, 848-932-6497

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.