Pesticide Training & Consulting
                      30 Hour Course

                           January 10 - 14, 2022

            30 Hour Certification Program for Categories
                       3A, 7A  January 10 - 14, 2022,
                       7G January 7,10,11,13,and 14, 2022
                      

             
    Course Fee - $585.00 ($635.00 for on site registration) 

                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
                 2, 3a, 3b, 6a, 7a, 7f, 7g, 8, 25

         Registration Fee for those signing in for recertification credits -
              $150.00 per day pre-registration ($160.00 at the door)
                                     
                                     

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

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

                             Friday,  1:00pm - 4:30pm
         No Core exam and one category exam will be given by NYSDEC unless there are at least 10 people taking the course

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

                       
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                    Day 1 - January 7, 2022  Friday

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

Cooling Water Systems
Cooling Water Organisms
Cooling Towers IPM
Prevention and Control
Selection and Application of Pesticides
Evaluation of Results and Treatment Control
Microbial Growth Management in Paper Mills
Water Treatment
Legionella Awareness

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               Day 1 - January 10, 2022  Monday

                                       Session 2 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                                  Kathy Roberts
                                              
 
Some Basics 

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


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Day 2 - January 11, 2022  Tuesday

                                 Session 3 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                              Kathy Roberts
                    Recertification Credits - 
7a, 7f - 3.25 credits each 

                                                                8 - 1.50 credits

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
Spiders 
     Identification, Life Cycle & Control
          Black Widow, Brown Recluse, Common House Spider, Longbodied
          Cellar Spider, Harvestmen, Nocturnal Orb Weaving Spider 

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Day 2 - January 11, 2022  Tuesday

                                      
                                 Session 4 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                            Kathy Roberts  
                      Recerification Credits - 7a, 7f - 3.50 credits each 
                                                             8 - 1.25 credits

Integrated Pest Management For Flies
   Fly Biology - Life Stages
   Fly Types - House, Fruit, Phorid, Drain, Stable, Green Bottle, 
                     Cluster
   Habits/Behavior, Fly IPM - Survey, Source Reduction, Biological                                                      Control, Monitoring, Decision Making,
                                                Treatment
 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
Pest Birds In Buildings

       Identification, Habitat, Damage, Life Cycles & IPM Control

          Sparrows, Starlings, Pigeons, Other Birds


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Day 2 - January 11, 2022  Tuesday

                               Session 5 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                            John Patten  
                  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, Annual Bluegrass, Broadleaf Plaintain, Chickweed, Dandelion, Field Bindweed, Ground Ivy, airy Galinsoga, Large Crabgrass, Poison Ivy, Purple Loosetrife, Purslane, Quackgrass, Slender Speedwell, Yellow Foxtail, Yellow Nutsedge, Yellow Woodsorrel

    The Changing Look of Commercial Herbicides, Pesticide Label Changes   Coming From The EPA, New Chemistries On The Horizon, Question And   Answers


    

 

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           Day 2 - January 11, 2022  Tuesday

                              Session 6 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                          John Patten  
               Recertification Credits - 2, 3a, 25 - 3.50 credits each
                                                       3b - .50 credits
                                                                    

Ornamental Insect Pest

   Identification, Damage, Control

   Annual Bluegrass Weevil, Aphids, Asian Longhorned Beetles, Scales, Mites,     Borers, Leafminers, Gypsy Moth

   Ornamental and Woody Diseases - Mildews, Blights, Canker, Anthracnose,     Phytophora

   Control Products - Synthetic Chemistries, Botanicals/Organics, New         Regulations Coming Down The Road From The EPA, Questions And Answers



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          Day 3 - January 12, 2022  Wednesday
                                     
                                 Session 7 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                             Joseph Latino - Allergy Technologies
                             Recertification Credits -  7a, 8 - 3.25 credits each
                                                                          

Bed Bug Pest Management 

        Biology, Behavior, Control and Prevention


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               Day 3 - January 12, 2022  Wednesday

                                     Session 8 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                             Barry Pitkoff - Liphatech
                         Recertification Credits - 7a, 7f, 8 - 3.50 credits each 

Rodent Control
       
Rats & Mice
       Biology & Habits
       Identification
       Control Methods

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            Day 3 - January 12, 2022  Wednesday

                                   Session 9 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                               Kathy Roberts
            Recertification Credits-  25  - 1.25 credit each
                                                    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
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

Jumping Worms

       Identification, Life Cycle Damage & Control 

   



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          Day 3 - January 12, 2022  Wednesday


                                   Session 10 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                            Kathy Roberts
              Recertification Credits - 3a, 3b - 3.50 credits each
                                                           2 - 0.75 credits 
                                                          25 - 1.50 credits
                                                            
                                                                                                                  

Turfgrass Diseases

    Diagnosis, Control

     Anthracnose Foliar Blight, Brown Patch, Damping-off Diseases, Dollar     Spot, Fairy Ring, Gray Snow Mold, Leaf Spot and Melting-Out Diseases,   Necrotic Ring Spot, Pink Snow Mold, Fusarium Patch, Powdery Mildew,   Pythium Blight, Red Thread and Pink Patch, Rust, Slime Molds, Summer   Patch, Take-All Patch, Yellow Patch

Invasive Insects
   
Identification, Life Cycle & Control
      Spotted Lanternfly, Emerald Ash Borer, 
      Ambrosia Beetle, Box Tree Moth    
Moles & Voles    
    Identification - Damage - Range - Control
      Eastern, Hairy-tailed, Star-nosed Moles, Pine and Meadow Voles


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           Day 4 - January 13, 2022  Thursday

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

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

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           Day 5 - January 14, 2022  Friday

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

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


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              Day 5 - January 14, 2022 Friday

                     1:00pm Certification Exam - NYS DEC

               Note: $100.00 Exam Fee Payable To:

                                       NYSDEC
                   Due Monday, January 10, 2022 

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