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Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Course Code: AL0401CA18

Emergency Pesticide Recertification

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Date & Time

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

Next offering tentatively planned for January 2019. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

Description

This long-running 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

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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 January 9-11, 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. Please bring your pesticide license with you to class.

Pesticide Credits

NJ/CT :
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

PA:
Day 1 Only: 2 credits in 00-Core; 3 credits in 7; 6 credits in 6 and PC; 9 credits in 18 and 23
3-Day: 2 credits in 00-Core; 3 credits in 22; 5 credits in 7; 18 credits in PC; 23 credits in 6; 28 credits in 18 and 23

NY:
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.”

MD:
8 credits in 3A and 3C

MA:
Day 1 Only: 5.5 hours in 29, 36, 37, L (Core), and Dealer
3-Day: 13.5 hours in 29, 36, 37, L (Core), and 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: 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
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 CEUs

NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator Credits
3-Day: 1 credit

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

NJ Urban and Community Forestry Continuing Education Units
Day 1 Only: Pending
3-Day: Pending

Rutgers CEUs
1.80 CEUs

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

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

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 "Landscape 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

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