Pesticides and Wildlife Management
Gain a better understanding of the threat of pesticides to wildlife and how to minimize potential impact.
Applying Pesticides Correctly-4 Credits
Cover all of your Core education requirements with this comprehensive course on pesticide law, principles of pesticides and pest control, labeling, pesticide formulations, harmful effects of pesticides, personal protective equipment, and pesticide application procedures. Also covers safe transportation, storage, security and disposal of pesticide as well as what to do in an emergency.
Understanding Agricultural Pesticide Applicator Licenses Under FDACS
Update your knowledge of Florida pesticide laws and the certification and licensing process that is relevant to agricultural categories, governed by Florida Pesticide Law, Chapter 487.
Take a closer look at the pesticide label and review the purposes of pesticide labeling along with the process a manufacturer must undergo to take a product from discovery to market.
Understand the pros and cons of each major Pesticide formulation type. Learn about the use of adjuvants and review how to determine the amount of active ingredient contained in liquid and dry formulations.
Pest Management and Pesticides – A Historical Perspective
Pests played a significant role in many historical events that helped shaped today’s society, including the construction of the Panama Canal, Typhoid Mary, the Potato Famine, and Bubonic Plague. This module discusses this history and provides a historical review of the evolution of pesticides from past to present.
“Spray adjuvant” is a generic term that refers to many different types of products with different uses. In this presentation the different types of adjuvants (such as surfactants, defoamers, etc) are discussed with emphasis on how these products work and why they are useful.
Pesticide Hazards and First Aid
Be prepared. Know the effects of pesticides on human health, the meaning of label signal words, exposure routes, symptoms of exposure, and first-aid measures in the event of pesticide exposures.
Based on findings from the 2003 Farm Family Exposure Study, this module explains the importance of personal protective equipment when handling pesticides. You’ll also learn about the currently available chemical resistant materials and personal protective equipment.
Understanding Pesticide Resistance
Explore and understand pesticide resistance.
Beneficial Arthgropods & Biological Control
Focus on identification of beneficial arthropods and biological control.
Pesticides in the Environment
Understand how pesticides can enter and impact the environment. Topics include residue and tolerance, Endangered Species and water sources, and how applicators can help prevent pesticides from entering sensitive areas.
Insecticide Basics for the Pest Management Professional
Study the basics covered in Insecticide Basics for the Pest Management Professional by Suiter and Scharf, including active and inert ingredients, the pesticide label, modes of action, target sites, and commonly used formulations.
Water Quality and Pesticides
Explore water quality factors and their effect on pesticide performance, including measuring and understanding water quality parameters and how to adjust them to make the water more suitable for applying pesticide.