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Managing Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants

Course Code: AL0406CA17

Managing Insect Pests Class

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Date & Time

Last Held: March 9, 2017
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)

Next offering tentatively planned for March 2018. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

Description

Controlling insects is a lot more complicated than just applying pesticide controls.

To effectively manage insects, you must:

  • Identify the insect
  • Understand its life cycle
  • Distinguish between beneficial and harmful insects
  • Apply the right control at the right time

This one-day, hands-on class covers all four of these topics with practical tips and quick identification clues. This course is taught by Dr. Paula Shrewsbury, Extension Specialist, University of Maryland.

Recommended Text: Managing Insects and Mites on Woody Plants: An IPM Approach. The cost for this text is $29.95 for Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) members and $44.95 for non-members. For ordering information, please contact the TCIA at 603-314-5380.

Credits

The March 9, 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.

Pesticide Credits

NJ/CT:

3 units in 13
10 units in 2, 3A, 6B, 8C, PP2

PA:
6 credits in PC
10 credits in 6, 18 and 23

NY:
5.25 credits in 3A and 25

MD:
8 credits in 3A

MA:
5.5 contact hours

DE: This course will be submitted for approved pesticide credits upon completion of the program if requested by attendees.

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Credits
Certified Arborist-5.25; BCMA Science-3; BCMA Practice-2.25

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
5 Technical

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
5.25 hours

Community Forestry Credits
4 CEUs

Rutgers CEUs
0.5

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

Fees
Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee 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.

NEW LOCATION:
Former Agriculture Museum of New Jersey
103 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions

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 "Managing Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants" or Course Code AL0406) 
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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