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Landscape Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Course Code: AL0401CA18

Emergency Pesticide Recertification

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Date & Time

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

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

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: Pending
3-Day: Pending

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:
Day 1 Only: Pending
3-Day: Pending

MD:
8 credits in 3A and 3C

MA:
Day 1 Only: Pending
3-Day: Pending

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: Pending

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 Course Early Registration Fee $395.00 Register on or before December 22, 2017 and save!
Full Course Registration Fee $430.00 After December 22, 2017
Single Day Registration Fee: January 9 Only $210.00  
Cancellation Fee $35.00  

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
Parking TBD

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.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Karen Tizzano, 848-932-7483

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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.