Pesticide Re-certification - Category 1A

The Pesticide Re-certification (Category 1A) event will run from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Fisher Delta Research Center. The cost is $100 and registration can be done online with a credit card or by check (by calling 573-379-5431 and speaking with Tina Clark).

7 - 8 a.m. -- Registration

8 - 8:30 a.m. -- Applicable State and Federal Pesticide Laws & Regulations

  • Austin Hake (MO Department of Ag) 

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. -- Health

  • Understanding health effects from the misuse of pesticides
  • Food safety
  • Water quality issues
  • Worker protection for agricultural pesticides
  • Personal safety of applicators
  • Applicaiton-education

9:30 - 11 a.m. -- Environment

  • Water quality
  • Prevention of adverse effects to the ecology
  • Endangered species
  • Sustainable agriculture & IPM
  • Calibration, application and drift reduction
  • Disposal of pesticides

11 a.m. - Noon -- Pesticide Safety

  • Understanding pesticide labels
  • Understanding health effects of pesticides
  • Proper application of pesticides
  • Personal protection
  • Proper storage

Noon - 1:30 p.m. -- Lunch

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. -- Pests and Management

  • Pest identification, biology, habitat
  • Nonchemical controls
  • Pesticide selection
  • Pesticide timing

3:30 - 4 p.m. -- Endangered Species Protection/Beneficial Insects

  • Description of program
  • Missouri information
  • Label information - includes new honey bee information on labels
  • Bulletin information and location
  • Description of beneficial insects and how to make them work for you
  • How to manage new milkweed plantings in the state - will they affect you?

4 - 4:30 p.m. -- New Developments

  • Legislation changes - are you losing any chemicals?
  • New application methods
  • New equipment
  • New hazards and precautions

Tuesday, December 5 at 7:00am to 4:30pm

Fisher Delta Research Center
147 State Hwy T, Portageville, MO

Event Type

Workshops, Training

Sponsors

CAFNR

Website

https://mochf.org/masterbeekeeper/sch...

Cost

$100

Department

CAFNR

Contact Name

Moneen Jones

Contact Phone

573-281-1272

Contact Email

midwestmbcp@gmail.com

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