Pest Update - 4 Hour CEU Class - 12/4/2012
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Palmetto, United States
Pest Update - 4 Hour CEU class for ID Cardholders & Pesticide Applicators
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8:30 - 8:50 am - Water pH and the Effectiveness of Pesticides – What pH is, how it affects the application of pesticides, and how to alter water pH to make applications more effective. 1/2 Core CEU
8:50 - 9:20 am - Pestocide Jeopardy – A Jeopardy game-like presentation to test participants’ knowledge in five Core categories. 1/2 Core CEU
9:30 - 10:20 am - How Pests and Pest Control Changed History - This presentation looks at epidemics, plagues and famines, their effect on history and how certain pests were at the root of the problems. This presentation also traces the evolution of pest control from the ancient Chinese to the introduction of modern pesticides. 1 hour - 1 Core CEUs
10:30 - 12:30 - Why Commercial Landscapes Fail - This 2 CEU class explores the underlying causes of pest & disease problems often seen on difficult commercial properties. Dave Palmer, an industry veteran and commercial horticulture Extension agent shares his 15 years of experience investigation difficult pest problems in commercial landscapes. 2 hours - O&T, PCO L&O, Ltd Comm & Ltd L&O CEUs Max 2
When & Where
UF/IFAS Manatee County Agriculture & Extension
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