Pesticide Training & Consulting
                   30 Hour Course

                           January 7 - 11, 2019

           30 Hour Certification Program for Categories
                       3A week of January 7-11 2019,
                       7A January 4, 7, 8, 10, 11 2019,
                       7G January 3, 4, 7, 10, 11 2019

Please Note, because of a speaker not being available                                       to do the normal schedule this year, I have had to                                   break up Cooling Towers and Structure & Rodent classes.                            The exam will still be given for all categories on the 11th.                                               Please call for any clarification.
             
Course Fee - $585.00 ($635.00 for on site registration) includes lunch

                NOTE: A Core Manual is required for 30 hour certification.
                          A Category Manual will also be required for the course.
           Core and category manuals can be purchased through Cornell's Website.
                          They are NEEDED to take the certification exam!

                                             GET THEM EARLY!
                                     Manuals will not be available at the time of registration!!



             Recertification Credits Available for
           Core, 2, 3a, 3b, 6a, 7a, 7f, 7g, 8, 9, 25

         Registration Fee for those signing in for recertification credits -
              $150.00 per day pre-registration ($160.00 at the door)
                                      includes lunch and breaks
                       $75.00 per half day, does not include lunch

                                         Sign In - 8:00am - 8:30am

          Class - 8:30am - 4:45pm (except Friday ends at 12:00pm)

                             Friday, January 11, 2019 1:00pm - 4:30pm
          Core exam and one category exam will be given by NYSDEC

           A $100.00 EXAM FEE, payable on Monday January 7, 2019.
               Checks for exam MUST be made out to "NYSDEC".



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                                         Session 1 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                                     Kathy Roberts                                                
                                     Recertification Credits - 7g - 6.75 credits

Cooling Water Systems
    
Open Systems - Once Through, Recirculating, Spray Types of Cooling Towers,
     Closed Recirculating Systems
Cooling Water Organisms
    
Corrosion, Scale, Fouling - Algae, Bacteria, Fungi, Mollusks
Cooling Towers IPM
     Structural Modifications, Physical Aids, Monitoring Techniques, Sanitation
Prevention and Control
    
Corrosion Control, Scale Control, Fouling Control, Additives or Adjuvants
Selection and Application of Pesticides
    
Selection of Pesticides - Target Organisms, Types of System, Operating
     Conditions, Compatibilities, Method of Application, Cost, Application of
     Pesticides, Pesticide Label, Application Considerations, Cleaning and
     Disinfection, Dosages, Application Techniques
Evaluation of Results and Treatment Control
    
Physical Inspection, Microbiological Deposit Monitors, Biocide Chemical
     Testing, Microbiological Testing
Microbial Growth Management in Paper Mills
     
Microbial Effects in Paper Mills, Problems Deposits in Paper Making Systems,
      Microorganisms of Paper Mills, Locations and Problems Caused by Deposits,
      Control of Microorganisms, Other Safety Considerations When Working in
      the Mill
Water Treatment
      Meaning of pH, Chiller Plant Operation, Problems Associated with Cooling
      Water, Overview of Chemical Equipment
Legionella Awareness
      
Legionella Sources - Bacteria, Systems Promoting Growth, Cyclic Operation,
       Legionella Control - Microbiological, Testing Requirements, Frequency of
       Cleaning/Disinfection, Planning and Record Keeping - Documentation,
       Monitoring, Prevention

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             Day 2 - January 4, 2019  Friday
                                     
                                    Session 2 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                                    Kathy Roberts 
                      Recerification Credits - 7a - 3.25 credits
                                                                 7f - 1.00  credit
 
Fleas                  

     Facts, Life Cycle & Control
     IPM Management Tactics - Inspection - Sanitation
Stinging Insects
      
Identification, Habitat, Life Cycles, Control
          Eastern Yellowjacket, Paper Wasp, Baldfaced Hornet
          European Hornet, Digger Bees, Honey Bees

Spiders

      Identification, Life Cycle & Control

          Black Widow, Brown Recluse, Common House Spider

          Longbodied Cellar Spider, Harvestman, Nocturnal Orb Weaving Spider

Pest Birds In Buildings

       Identification, Habitat, Damage, Life Cycles & IPM Control

          Sparrows, Starlings, Pigeons, Other Birds

Carpenter Ants

        Identification, Life Cycle & Control



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             Day 2 - January 4, 2019  Friday
                                    
                                 Session 3 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                                Kathy Roberts
                             Recertification Credits -  7a - 3.50 credits
                                                                          7f - 1.50 credits

Structural
Ants
       
Facts, Identification & Control
           Acrobat Ant, Ordorous Ant, Pavemant Ant, Pharaoh Ant,
           Citronella Ant, Little Black Ant, Thief Ant
Occasional Invaders
       
Identification
        Life Cycles, Control
            Lady Beetles, Western Conifer Seed Bug, Boxelder Bug
            Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Bed Bug Pest Management Program

        History, Identification, Life Cycle & Control

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                Day 1 - January 7, 2019  Monday

                                       Session 4 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                                  Kathy Roberts
                                              Core - 6.75 credits
 
Some Basics 

Don Nelson DEC
Pests
Pesticides
Formulations
Pesticide Exposure and Risks
The Toxicity of Pesticides
Protecting Yourself
Responding to a Pesticide Exposure

Recertification Credits - Core 6.75 Credits for all commercial and private categories

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                 Day 2 - January 8, 2019  Tuesday

                                         Session 5 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                                    Kathy Roberts
                    Recertification Credits -
7a, 7f - 3.25 credits each


Stored Food Pest
      Identification, Life Cycles & Control
          Indian Meal Moth, Sawtoothed Grain Beetle, Cigarette and Drugstore
          Beetles, Red Flour and Confused Flour Beetles, Angoumois Grain Moth  
          Granary and Rice Weevils, Spider Beetles, Dermestid Beetles
       IPM: Management Tactics - Inspection - Sanitation - Non-Chemical
               Chemical - Fumigation
Cockroaches                         
     Identification, Life Cycles & Control
          American, Brownbanded, German, Oriental, Smokey Brown, Asian
     IPM for Cockroaches - Inspection - Monitoring - Habitat Modification
Integrated Pest Management for Flies
    
Fly Biology - Life Stages
     Fly Types - House Fly, Fruit Fly, Phorid Fly, Drain Fly, Stable Fly (Blood Feeders)
                      Green Bottle Fly, Cluster Fly
     Habits/Behavior, Fly IPM - Survey, Source Reduction, Biological Control,                    
                                              Monitoring, Decision Making, Treatment

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                  Day 2 - January 8, 2019  Tuesday

                                         Session 6 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                            John Murphy  Liphatech 
                                Recertification Credits - 7a, 7f, 8 - 3.50 credits each

Rodent Control
      
Rats & Mice
       Biology & Habits
       Identification
       Control Methods
 

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                 Day 2 - January 8, 2019  Tuesday

                                      Session 7 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                John Patten  PBI Gordon Corporation
                  Recertification Credits - 3a,3b,25 - 3.25 credits each
                                                             
                                                               

Weed Identification and Control

     Identification of Broadleaf and Grassy Weeds

   Broadleaf Weeds versus Grassy Weeds

     Life Cycles and the part they play in the control of weeds

    Tough to control and Invasives in the Lawn

   Kyllinga and other Sedge-type weeds

   Herbicides and Application Considerations


 


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                 Day 2 - January 8, 2019  Tuesday

                                       Session 8 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                John Patten  PBI Gordon Corporation
                        Recertification Credits - 2 - 2.00 credits
                                                                    3a,25 - 3.50 credits each
                                                                    3b - 1.00 credit


Top Insect Pests of Ornamentals

   Scales, Mites, Borers, Leafminers, Bagworms, Gypsy Moth

   Insecticide Options

Top Ornamental and Woody Diseases

   Mildews, Blights, Canker, Anthracnose, Phytophora

   Control Options

Turfgrass Pest
 
Identification, Damage, Control
 Root Feeders - May/June Beetles, Northern Masked Chafers, Black
 Turfgrass Ataenius, Green June Beetles, Japanese Beetles, False
 Japanese Beetles, Oriental Beetles, Bluegrass Billbugs
 Blade Defoliators - Sod Webworm, Cutworms, Armyworms, Fall
 Armyworms
 Blade Sucking - Leafhoppers, Aphids
 Non Damaging Lawn Pest - Chinch Bugs, False Chinch Bugs, Earthworms

  


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           Day 3 - January 9, 2019  Wednesday

                                   Session 9 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                               Kathy Roberts
            Recertification Credits- 3a, 3b - 3.25 credits each 
                                                                                                                                                                     
Integrated Pest Management
     
Definition of IPM, Principles of IPM, Pest Thresholds, Growing Degree Days,
      Plant Phenological Indicators, Economic Considerations, Management,
      Making Decisions, Movement Towards Biological Control
Care of Turfgrass
     
Turfgrass Disorders - Pest and Non-Pest, Requirements for Healthy Turf,
      Soil Texture, Nutrients, Establishing Turf and Maintaining It
Biological Pest Control In IPM
      Identification, Life Cycle
      Predators-Green Lacewings, Deraeocoris nebulosus, Bigeyed Bug, Syrphid
      Flies, Lady Beetles, Praying Mantis
      Parasitoids-Bracinid Wasps, Cerceris fumipennis, Eastern Eyed Click Beetle,
      Spathius agrili, Tetrastichus planipennisi, Oobius agrili
      Pathogens-Milky Sore, Endophytes
      Animals-Goats

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          Day 3 - January 9, 2019  Wednesday


                                   Session 10 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                            Kathy Roberts
              Recertification Credits - 3a, 25 - 3.50 credits each
                                                          2 - 2.00 credits 
                                                          3b - 1.75 credits
                                                          6a - 0.50 credit 
                                                          9 - 2.25 credits                                                       

Invasive Insects
   
Identification, Life Cycle & Control
      Spotted Lanternfly, Ambrosia Beetle, Emerald Ash Borer, Asian
      Longhorned Beetle, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid   
Problems in Our Landscapes
    Identification, Life Cycle, Control
       Oak Wilt, Fire Blight, Decline in Blue Spruce
Ground Ants
    Identification - Damage - Range - Control
      Allegheny Mound, European Fire Ant, Red Imported Ant
Moles & Voles    
    Identification - Damage - Range - Control
      Eastern, Hairy-tailed, Star-nosed Moles, Pine and Meadow Voles


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               Day 4 - January 10, 2019  Thursday

                                         Session 11 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                                    Kathy Roberts
                                                Core - 6.75 credits

Heat Stress
Fate of Pesticides in the Environment
Pesticides and Water
Pesticide Resistance
Principles of Pest Management
Federal Pesticide Laws and Regulations
Pesticide Residue and Tolerance
State Laws and Regulations
Storing Pesticides
Transporting Pesticides
Pesticide Security
Emergency Planning and Response
Application Methods and Equipment
Pesticide Drift
Application Safety

Recertification Credits - Core 6.75 Credits for all commercial and private categories

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              Day 5 - January 11, 2019  Friday

                                         Session 12 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                                        Kathy Roberts
                                                    Core - 3.25 credits

Equipment Calibration
Calculations for Mixing and Loading Pesticides
Mixing and Loading
Managing Pesticide Wastes
The Pesticide Label
Professional Conduct and Liability

Recertification Credits - Core 3.25 Credits for all commercial and private categories

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                  Day 5 - January 11, 2019 Friday

                     1:00pm Certification Exam - NYS DEC

               Note: $100.00 Exam Fee Payable To:

                                       NYSDEC
                   Due Monday, January 7, 2019