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Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

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Course Code: AL0401CA16

Emergency Pesticide Recertification

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Date & Time

Last Held: December 15-17, 2015
9:00am - 4:00pm (Check-in time on Day 1: 8:30am)

The next offering of this course is tentatively planned for December 2016. Registration will open when course dates are confirmed.

Description

You spoke and we listened! This long-running class has been revamped for 2015 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

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

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

Credits

The December 15-17, 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

NJ/CT :
Day 1 only: 5 units in 3A; 5 units in 3B; 8 units in 13
3-Day: 16 units in 3A; 16 units in 3B; 16 units in 13

PA:
3-Day: 10 units in 6; 3 units in 7; 10 units in 18; 10 units in 23; 2 units in CORE; 6 units in PC

NY:
Day 1 only: 1.25 units in CORE; 4.5 units in 3A; 3 units in 3B; 3 units in 25
3-Day: 1.25 units in CORE; 16.5 units in 3A; 5.5 units in 3B; 15 units in 25

MD:
3-Day Only: 8 units in 3A; 8 units in 3C

MA:
Day 1 only: 6.5 Contact hours
3-Day: 18 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
17.25 hours

NJ Fertilizer Credits
1 Fertilizer Recertification credit

Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) Credits
Day 1 Only: 6 CEUs
3-Day: 18 CEUs

Community Forestry Credits
Day 1 Only: 4.0 CEUs
3-Day: 14.0 CEUs

Rutgers CEUs
1.73 CEUs

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

Fees
Full Course Early Registration Fee TBD  
Full Course Registration Fee TBD  
     
Single Day Early Registration Fee: December 15 Only TBD  
Single Day Registration Fee: December 15 Only TBD  
     
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

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.

Location

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.

Register

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 "Integrated Pest Management" 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

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.