Pesticide Training & Consulting
                      30 Hour Course
March 23 - April 1, 2022
         30 Hour Certification Program for Categories
                       3A March 28 - April 1, 2022,
              7A March 23,24,30,31 and April 1, 2022
             7G March 24,25,30,31 and April 1, 2022                      
Driver's Village
5885 East Circle Drive
Cicero, NY 13039
          Course Fee - $585.00 ($635.00 for on site registration) 

30 HOUR CLASS - $607.00
FULL DAY - $156.00
1/2 DAY - $78.00

                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 up at the door $160.00

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

          Class - 8:30am - 4:45pm (except Friday ends at 12:00pm)
                               Friday,  Exam 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 March 30,2022.
                  Checks for exam MUST be made out to "NYSDEC".

             Day 1 - March 23,2022  Wednesday

                                     Session 1 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                             Barry Pitkoff - Liphatech
                         Recertification Credits - 7a, 7f, 8 - 3.25 credits each 

Rodent Control
Rats & Mice
       Biology & Habits
       Control Methods


              Day 1 - March 23,2022  Wednesday

                                     Session 2 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                                Kathy Roberts
                         Recertification Credits - 7a, 7f - 3.50 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
     Identification, Life Cycles & Control
          American, Brownbanded, German, Oriental, Smokey Brown, Asian
     IPM for Cockroaches - Inspection - Monitoring - Habitat Modification
     Identification, Life Cycle & Control
          Black Widow, Brown Recluse, Common House Spider, Longbodied
          Cellar Spider, Harvestmen, Nocturnal Orb Weaving Spider 


Day 2 - March 24, 2022  Thursday

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

                                                                 7f - 1.00 credits
                                                                8 - .50 credits
    Biology, Behavior, Control and Prevention
    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

              Day 2 - March 24,2022  Thursday
                                 Session 4 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                            Kathy Roberts  
                      Recerification Credits - 7a, 7f - 3.50 credits each 

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

       Identification, Habitat, Damage, Life Cycles & IPM Control

          Sparrows, Starlings, Pigeons, Other Birds



                     Day 3 - March 25,2022 Friday  

                              Session 5 - 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

Day 1 - March 28,2022  Monday

                               Session 6 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                          Kathy Roberts  
                  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, Black Medic, Broadleaf Plaintain, Chickweed, Dandelion, Field Bindweed, Ground Ivy, Smoth Crabgrass, Large Crabgrass, Poison Ivy, Yellow Foxtail, Nutsedges, Silver Crabgrass, Nimblewill, Creeping Bentgrass, Orchardgrass, Quackgrass, Tall Fescue

Turfgrass Diseases

    Diagnosis, Control

      Anthracnose Foliar Blight, Brown Patch, Damping-off Disease, 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


               Day 1 - March 28,2022  Monday

                              Session 7 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                          Kathy Roberts  
               Recertification Credits - 3a, 25 - 3.50 credits each

Ornamental Insect Pest

   Identification, Damage, Control

     Aphids, Asian Longhorned Beetles, Bees and Wasps, Birch Leafminer,       Bronze Birch Borers, Black Vine Weevil, Eastern Tent Caterpillars, Forest Caterpillars, Pine Sawflies, Introduced Pine Sawflies, Redheaded Pine Sawflies, White Pine Weevil, Emerald Ash Borers

   Scale Insects - Oystershell Scale, Pine Needle Scale, Euonymus Scale, Oak Lecanium, Fletcher Scale, Pine Tortoise Scale, Cottony maple Scale, Cottony maple Leaf Scale, Oak Kermes, Elongate Hemlock Scale, Hemlock Scale

   Spider Mites - Twospotted Spider Mites, Spruce Spider Mites, Cooley Spruce Adelgids, Eastern Spruce Gall Adelgids


              Day 2 - March 29,2022  Tuesday

                             Session 8 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
                                         Kathy Roberts
            Recertification Credits-  2, 6a, 25  - 1.00 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


          Blade Sucking - Leafhoppers, Aphids
      Non Damaging Lawn Pest - Chinch Bugs, False Chinch Bugs, Earthworms



               Day 2 - March 29,2022  Tuesday

                                   Session 9 - 1:00pm - 4:45pm
                                            Kathy Roberts
              Recertification Credits - 3a - 3.50 credits 
                                                           2, 6a, 25 - 2.25 credits each
                                                           3b - 2.50 credits

Invasive Insects

    Identification, Life Cycle & Control
      Spotted Lanternfly, Emerald Ash Borer, European Crane Fly, Southern
      Pine Beetle
Problems In Our Landscapes  
    Identification, Life Cycle & Control
      Oak Wilt, Fire Blight, Decline in Blue Spruce, Boxwood Blight
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


           Day 3 - March 30,2022  Wednesday

                                   Session 10 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
                                                  Kathy Roberts
Some Basics 

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


                Day 4 - March 31,2022  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


                 Day 5 - April 1,2022  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


              Day 5 - April 1,2022 Friday

            1:00pm Certification Exam - NYS DEC

         Note: $100.00 Exam Fee Payable To:

             Due Wednesday, March 30, 2022 


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