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Webinar Courses

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WSU Urban IPM and Pesticide Education recertification courses will be held via webinars during the
2021-2022 training season.

  • Two 3-hour webinar courses available in 2021 and five 3-hour webinar courses available in 2022
  • Three WSDA credits per webinar
  • Each webinar course is $30
  • Webinar courses will be held 8:30 am to 11:30 am
  • WSU is offering a Group Viewing option

November 17, 2021 – Pesticide Laws, Labels, and Compliance Issues
WSDA will provide an update on upcoming changes to pesticide licensing and certification regulations.
Learn how to interpret pesticide label language for safe and legal product use. Current compliance
issues and investigations will be presented..

December 8, 2021 – Pesticides:  Health and the Environment
Topics covered will include a research update on the health effects of pesticides, the impacts of
pesticides on pollinators and how to protect these beneficials, and what applicators need to know
about endangered species and the related pesticide restrictions.

January 12, 2022 – Pesticide Laws, Labels, and Compliance Issues
WSDA will provide an update on upcoming changes to pesticide licensing and certification regulations.
Learn how to interpret pesticide label language for safe and legal product use. Current compliance
issues and investigations will be presented.

January 19, 2022 – Plant Problem Diagnosis, Invasive Pests, and Forest Health
Techniques for plant problem diagnosis will be covered. Two new invasive pests of concern, European
chafer and Japanese beetle, will be covered. An update will be given on the climate impacts, insect pests,
and diseases affecting forest health in Washington.

February 9, 2022 – Pest Management For All
Learn how to identify and manage common pests including rats, mice, stored product pests, and wasps.

February 16, 2022 – Understanding Herbicides
This webinar will focus on understanding herbicides for effective and appropriate use. Topics will include
herbicide resistance management strategies; understanding herbicide modes of action to inform
product selection and prevent resistance issues; and how to recognize suspected herbicide damage.

March 2, 2022 – Doing it Right:  Using Pesticides Safely
Understanding a pesticide label’s requirements for proper use and personal protection are necessary to
help ensure a successful pesticide application.  Participants will learn about calibrating small sprayers
such as backpack sprayer and how to choose gloves to provide adequate protection per label instructions.
Finally, participants will learn about anti-microbials — including when and why they are useful pesticides.

 

Contact Information:

WSU Pesticide Education Program pest@wsu.edu 509-335-2830

 

Internet Recertification Courses

WSDA Credit Requirements: Private, Public, Commercial, Dealer

Pre-License: review courses, study manuals, licensing guide