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Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Course Code: AL0401CA17

Emergency Pesticide Recertification

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Last Held: January 3-5, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm (Check-in time on Day 1: 8:30am)

Next offering tentatively planned for January 2018. Registration will open when course dates are confirmed.


You spoke and we listened! This long-running class has been revamped to cover even more turf as well as ornamentals. Take Day 1 only to learn IPM philosophy, monitoring, and implementing 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
  • IPM Philosophy
  • Fundamentals of IPM Monitoring
  • Biologically Healthy Soils
  • Key Tree and Shrub Insect/Mite Pests (ID / Life Cycles)
  • Using Growing Degree Days and Plant Phenology
  • Key Residential Turf Insect and Disease Pests
  • Pest Resistant Ornamental Plants
  • Biological Control: Recognizing & Using Beneficial Insects
  • Biotic Disease Diagnostics
  • Abiotic, Environmental, and Cultural Plant Disorders
  • Biorational Pesticides Appropriate for an IPM Program
  • Setting-Up & Designing Your IPM Program

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 January 3-5, 2017 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. Please bring your pesticide license with you to class.

Pesticide Credits

Day 1 Only: 2 units in CORE; 5 units in 3A; 9 units in 3B and 13
3-Day: 2 units in CORE; 4 units in 10; 12 units in 1A, 13, and PP2; 14 units in 3B; 16 units in 3A

3-Day: 2 credits in 00-CORE; 6 credits in PC; 10 credits in 6, 7, 18, and 23

Day 1 Only: 1.25 credits in CORE; 3.0 credits in 3B and 25; 4.50 credits in 3A
3-Day: 3.75 credits in CORE; 9.0 credits in 3B and 25; 13.5 credits in 3A

3-Day: 8 credits in 3A and 3C

Day 1 Only: 6 contact hours
3-Day: 15 contact hours

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: 2 Technical, 2 Management, 2 Government
3-Day: 4 Technical, 4 Management, 4 Government

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Credits
Day 1 Only: Certified Arborist-5.5; BCMA Science-1.5; BCMA Management-4.0
3-Day: Certified Arborist-16.5; BCMA Science-10; BCMA Management-6.5

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
3-Day: 17.25 hours

NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator Credits
3-Day: 1 credit

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

Community Forestry Credits
Day 1 Only: 3.5 CEUs
3-Day: 11.5 CEUs

Rutgers CEUs
1.80 CEUs

For the latest credit information, please call (848) 932-7483.

Full Course Registration Fee TBD  
Single Day Registration Fee: January 3 Only TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and 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.


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.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

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 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: Karen Tizzano, 848-932-7483

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