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PCO CEU Day - COMMERCIAL

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UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County

1303 17th Street West

Palmetto, FL 34221

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PCO CEU Day

Class Agenda:

  • L&O: 8:00 am - 10:00 am with Dr. Adam Dale, UF/IFAS Entomologist and Aaron Martin, Sales Rep Helena
  • CORE: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm with Sgt. Everett, FHP (safety/law) and Benjamin Hefty, Environmental Services
  • Break: 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
  • GHP: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm with Paul Mitola, FDACS Inspector
  • Termite: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm with Dr. Faith Oi, UF/IFAS Entomologist



Pest Control Operator—Lawn and Ornamental Pest Control (Chapter 482)

  • Overview of plant diseases and associated plant damage
  • Signs and symptoms, and managing disease on plants using IPM
  • Overview of weed types and identifying common weeds
  • Managing weeds in landscapes using IPM and appropriately labeled pesticides
  • Types of herbicides: pre vs. post, contact vs. systemic will be reviewed

General Standards (Core) Exam -

  • Select the right pesticide for the job.
  • Review the label.
  • Know what personal protective equipment to wear.
  • Transport and mix pesticides safely.
  • Clean up after an application or spill.

General Household Pest Control - will cover:

  • Common pests and management strategies
  • Identifying pest problems
  • How to correctly create a product rotation plan
  • Why product rotation is important
  • What are modes of action, how to find them on a label and why they are important

WDO Management - will cover:

  • Life cycle, social structure, and anatomy of termites, carpenter bees and carpenter ants as well as beetles so PMPS can accurately identify the correct species requiring control treatments
  • Recognition of damage symptoms will be discussed, enabling treatment applicators to manage for them and apply the best control measures

CEUs:

  • 2 L&O, LLO, O&T, LCLM, ROW (Session 1, 8:00 am - 10:00 am)
  • 2 CORE (Session 2, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
  • 2 GHP (Session 3, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm)
  • 2 Commercial Termite (Session 4, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm)


Registration - Registration is required. Registration on the day of the event will be charged an additional $10.00 fee.

Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Manatee County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process.

Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time.

If you have any questions pertaining to class information or CEUs, please contact Michelle Atkinson at 941-722-4524 or email Michelleatkinson@ufl.edu.

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UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County

1303 17th Street West

Palmetto, FL 34221

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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