Pesticide Training & Consulting
                   30 Hour Course

                           January 9 - 13, 2017

           30 Hour Certification Program for Categories
                                          3A, 7A, 7G

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 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 -
              $145.00 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 (exception Friday ends at 12:00pm)

                             Friday, January 13, 2017 1:00pm - 4:30pm
          Core exam and one category exam will be given by NYSDEC

           A $100.00 EXAM FEE, payable on Monday January 9, 2017.
               Checks for exam MUST be made out to "NYSDEC".

                  Day 1 - January 9, 2017  Monday

                                       Session 1 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                                  Kathy Roberts
                                              Core - 6.75 credits
Some Basics 

Don Nelson DEC
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


                 Day 2 - January 10, 2017  Tuesday

                                         Session 2 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                         Rick Allen  ACE
                    Recertification Credits - 7a, 7f - 3.25 credits each

There's A Fly In My Soup
      Why Control Flies, General Fly Biology, Life Cycles & Control/Sanitation
          Fruit Fly
          Phorid Fly  
          House Fly
          Drain Fly
          Fungus Gnats
                          Karen Boniface  BASF
Ants Pest Management
      Biology, Identification, Characteristics & Control
            Odorous Ant
            Carpenter Ant
            Pharaoh Ant


                  Day 2 - January 10, 2017  Tuesday

                                         Session 3 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                  John Murphy  Liphatech 
                                Recertification Credits - 7a, 7f, 8 - 3.50 credits each

Rodent Control
Rats & Mice
       Biology & Habits
       Control Methods


                 Day 2 - January 10, 2017  Tuesday

                                      Session 4 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                John Patten  PBI Gordon Corporation
                  Recertification Credits - 3a,3b,25 - 3.25 credits each
                                                              6a - 1.75 credits

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

   Active Ingredients and their strengths and weaknesses

   Kyllinga and other Sedge-type weeds

   Post-emergent Crabgrass Control

   Reseeding  intervals after pesticide usage

   The changing look of Commercial Herbicides

   Pesticide Label Changes coming from EPA

   New chemistries on the horizon

   Questions and answers

The Use of Plant Growth Regulators

   What are Plant Growth Regulators

   Foliar absorbed PGR’s versus Root absorbed PGR’s

   Seedhead suppression versus growth suppression

   From roadside vegetation to the fine turf markets

   The use of PGR’s as a trimming aid

   Weather conditions affecting the use of Plant Growth Regulators,

   Do’s and don’ts of the use of Plant Growth Regulators

   Tank-mixing of Plant Growth Regulators

   Affordability of using PGR's

   Questions and answers


                 Day 2 - January 10, 2017  Tuesday

                                       Session 5 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                John Patten  PBI Gordon Corporation
                        Recertification Credits - 2,3a,25 - 3.50 credits each

Top Insect Pests

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

   Top Ornamental and Woody Diseases

   Mildews, Blights, Canker, Anthracnose, Phytophora

   Control Products

   Synthetic Chemistries,

 Botanicals / Organics

 Methods of application including foliar, injections, basal bark treatments,

 and drench

 Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

 Threshold Levels

 Insect Traps and Attractants

 New regulations coming down the road from the EPA

 Questions and Answers


                    Day 2 - January 10, 2017  Tuesday

                                         Session 6 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                     Paul Killius Kroff Chemical Company                                                                   
                                     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


              Day 3 - January 11, 2017  Wednesday

                                       Session 7 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                           Shawn Mullen  Bayer Science
                      Recerification Credits - 7a, 8 - 3.25 credits each
                                                                 7f - 1.75 credits 


Bed Bug Pest Management Program



      Control IPM

      Chemical Control


Cockroach Program

      Biology, Identification











             Day 3 - January 11, 2017  Wednesday

                                      Session 8 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                               Kathy Roberts
                             Recertification Credits -  7a - 3.50 credits
                                                                          7f - 2.25 credits
                                                                          8 - 2.50 credits   

     Facts, Life Cycle & Control
     IPM Management Tactics
Stored Food Pest
Management, Identification
      Life Cycles, Control
          Indian Meal Moth
          Sawtoothed Grain Beetle
          Cigarette and Drugstore Beetles
          Red Flour Beetle
          Confused Flour Beetle
          Angoumois Grain Moth
          Granary and Rice Weevils
          Spider Beetles
          Dermestid Beetles
       IPM Management Tactics
       First In, First Out
Occasional Invaders
        Life Cycles, Control
            Lady Beetles
            Western Conifer Seed Bug
            Boxelder Bug
            Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Stinging Insects
Identification, Habitat
Life Cycles, Control
             Eastern Yellowjacket
             Paper Wasp
             Baldfaced Hornet
             European Hornet
             Digger Bees
             Honey Bees

          Day 3 - January 11, 2017  Wednesday

                                   Session 9 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                                Kathy Roberts
            Recertification Credits- 3a, 3b, 25 - 3.25 credits each 
                                                       2, 6a, 9 - 1.50 credits each

Plant Invaders
    Identification, Biology, Habitat, Ecological Threat, Management
     Canada Thistle, Spotted Knapweed, Garlic Mustard, Giant Hogweed,
     Japanese Knotweed, Kudzu, Leafy Spurge, Mile-A-Minute Weed,
     Multiflora rose, Common Reed, Purple Loostrife
    How To Prevent Movement
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
European Crane Flies
Identification & Damage


          Day 3 - January 11, 2017  Wednesday

                                   Session 10 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
              Kim Adams   College of Environmental Science & Forestry
              Recertification Credits - 2,3a,25 - 3.50 credits each
                                                          9 - 1.25 credits

Invasive Insects
Emerald Ash Borer, Asian Longhorn Beetle, Hemlock Woolly Adelgid,
   Gypsy Moth, Sirex noctilio, Pine Shoot Beetle
Forest and Ornamental Insects
Identification - Symptoms - Control
     Forest Tent Caterpillar, Eastern Tent Caterpillar, Saddled Prominent,
     Green-striped Mapleworm, Maple Leafcutter, Pear Thrips, Budworm
     (Jack pine and spruce), Cherry Scallop Shell, Fall Cankerworm, Larch
     Casebearer, White-Spotted Sawyer, Sugar Maple Borer, Peach Bark
     Beetle, Pine Engraver, White Pine Weevil, Spittlebugs, Sawflies
     (general), Adelgids (general), Scales (general), Bronze Birch Borer,
     Gall Mites (general), Spruce Spider Mite, Fall Webworm, Balsam
     Woolly Adelgid, Hickory Tussock Moth 


               Day 4 - January 12, 2017  Thursday

                                         Session 11 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                                    Kathy Roberts
                                                Core - 6.50 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 6.25 Credits for all commercial and private categories


              Day 5 - January 13, 2017  Friday

                                         Session 12 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                                        Kathy Roberts
                                                    Core - 2.75 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


                  Day 5 - January 13, 2017 Friday

                     1:00pm Certification Exam - NYS DEC

               Note: $100.00 Exam Fee Payable To:

                   Due Monday, January 9, 2017