Pest Management and Green Industry Professionals

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Presented by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in cooperation with the Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture.


Commercial & Private


January 18

Pruning Woody Ornamentals for Optimal Health

Dr. Bodie Pennisi

Department of Horticulture,

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

Troubleshooting Problems in Landscape

Mr. Bob Westerfield

Department of Horticulture

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

Credit in GA only:

  • 2 hours Category 21 or
  • 2 hours Category 24

March 15

Native and Invasive Forest Pests in Georgia

Dr. Elizabeth Benton

Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources

University of Georgia, Tifton, GA

Insecticide Basics: Mode of Action, Formulations, abd Safety

Dr. Dan Suiter

Department of Entomology

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

Troubleshooting Southern Lawn Problems

Dr. Clint Waltz

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

CREDIT IN GA ONLY:

  • 2 hours Category 21 or
  • 2 hours Category 23 or
  • 2 hours Category 24 or
  • 2 hours Private

May 17

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot in Georgia Hay Fields

Dr. Will Hudson

Department of Entomology

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Biology and Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila

Dr. Ash Sial

Department of Entomology

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

CREDIT IN GA ONLY:

  • 2 hours Category 21 or
  • 2 hours Category 22 or
  • 2 hours Category 24 or
  • 2 hours Category 27 or
  • 2 hours Private

July 19

Troubleshooting Problems for the Horticultural Landscape

Dr. Matthew Chappell

Department of Horticulture

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Troubleshooting Common and Not so Common Plant Diseases in the Georgia Landscape

Dr. Jean Williams-Woodward

Department of Plant Pathology

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

CREDIT IN GA ONLY:

  • 2 hours Category 21 or
  • 2 hours Category 24 or
  • 2 hours Category 27 or
  • 2 hours Private

September 20

Turfgrass Disease Control with Emphasis in IPM: Fall Activities

Dr. Alfredo Martinez

Department of Plant Pathology

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

Peach Production in the Southeastern U.S. - Use of Green Technologies

Dr. Dario Chavez

Department of Horticulture

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

CREDIT IN GA ONLY:

  • 2 hours Category 21 or
  • 2 hours Category 24 or
  • 2 hours Private

November 15

Problem Weed Control in Turfgrass

Dr. Patrick McCullough

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

Weed Control in Ornamentals

Dr. Mark Czarnota

Department of Horticulture

University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

CREDIT IN GA ONLY:

  • 2 hours Category 21 or
  • 2 hours Category 24 or
  • 2 hours Category 27 or
  • 2 hours Private

Pest Control


February 15

Biology, Identification, and Management of Wood-Destroying Fungi and Molds

Dr. Elizabeth Little

Department of Plant Pathology

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Matching Your Termite Treatment to the Problem

Dr. Mike Waldvogel

Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Credits in 8 states and 3 Canadian Provinces:

  • GA: 2 WDO
  • AL: WDC/WDB; See note below
  • SC: 2 Cat 7A
  • NC: 2 W Phase
  • TN: 2 pts. C07, C10, C12
  • NJ: 02 units in 7A, 02 units in 7B
  • PA: 4 in categories 12, 18
  • MD: 4 in Cat. 7B
  • Labrador/NF: 2 Pest Management
  • Nova Scotia: 2 pts. IPM
  • British Columbia: 1 credit IPM

April 19

Biology and Management of Black Flies

Mr. Elmer Gray

Department of Entomology

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Biology and Management of Mosquitoes

Dr. Rosmarie Kelly

Georgia Department of Public Health

Vector-Borne & Zoonotic Diseases Team, Atlanta, GA

CREDITS IN 8 STATES AND 3 CANADIAN PROVINCES:

  • GA: 2 HPC & 2 Cat 41
  • AL: PH; See note below.
  • SC: 2 Cat 8
  • NC: 2 P Phase
  • TN: 2 pts. C03, C05, C07, C08, C10, C12
  • NJ: 02 units in 7A, 04 units in 8A, 02 units in 8B
  • PA: 4 in categories 16, 18, 23
  • MD: 4 in Cat. 7A & 8
  • Labrador/NF: None
  • Nova Scotia: 2 pts. IPM
  • British Columbia: 1 credit IPM

June 21

Biology and Management of the Old House Borer

Dr. Rudy Plarre

BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing

Berlin, Germany

Principles of Commodity and Structural Fumigation

Dr. Ellen Thoms

Global Technical Leader, Pest Management Division

Douglas Products, Gainesville, FL

CREDITS IN 8 STATES AND 3 CANADIAN PROVINCES:

  • GA: 1 WDO & 1 FUM
  • AL: FC/FB and WDC/WDB; See note below.
  • SC: 2 Cat 7B
  • NC: 1 W & 1 F Phase
  • TN: 2 pts. C07, C10, C12
  • NJ: 01 unit in 7A, 02 units in 7B, 02 units in 7C, 01 unit in PP2
  • PA: 4 in categories 12, 18; 2 in categories 13, 20
  • MD: 4 in Cat. 7B & 7E
  • Labrador/NF: 1 Pest Management
  • Nova Scotia: 1 pt. AT, 1 pt. IPM
  • British Columbia: None Granted

August 16

Biology and Management of Fleas

Dr. Nancy Hinkle

Department of Entomology

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Biology and Management of Bed Bugs in Low Income Housing

Dr. Karen Vail

Department of Entomology

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

CREDITS IN 8 STATES AND 3 CANADIAN PROVINCES:

  • GA: 2 HPC & 2 Cat 41
  • AL: HPC/HPB/HHC/IIHC; See note below.
  • SC: 2 Cat 7A
  • NC: 2 P Phase
  • TN: 1 pt. C03; 2 pts. C07, C08, C10, C12
  • NJ: 04 units in 7A, 04 units in 8A
  • PA: 4 in categories 11, 16, 18, 23
  • MD: 4 in Cat. 7A
  • Labrador/NF: 2 Pest Management
  • Nova Scotia: 2 pts. IPM
  • British Columbia: 1 credit IPM

October 18

Principles of Insecticide Mode of Action

Dr. Mike Scharf

Department of Entomology

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Biology and Management of Fire ants and Tawny Crazy ants

Dr. David Oi

USDA-ARS

Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, FL

CREDITS IN 8 STATES AND 3 CANADIAN PROVINCES:

  • GA: 2 HPC
  • AL: HPC/HPB/HHC/IIHC; See note below.
  • SC: 2 Cat 7A
  • NC: 2 P Phase
  • TN: 1 pt. C03; 2 pts. C07, C08, C10, C12
  • NJ: 04 units in 7A
  • PA: 4 in categories 11, 18, 23
  • MD: 4 in Cat. 7A
  • Labrador/NF: 2 Pest Management
  • Nova Scotia: 1.5 pts. IPM, 0.5 pts. AT
  • British Columbia: 1 credit IPM

December 13

Principles of Termite Biology and Management

Dr. Brian Forschler

Department of Entomology

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Termites and the Pest Control Industry in the U.S.

Dr. Faith Oi

Department of Entomology and Nematology

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

CREDITS IN 8 STATES AND 3 CANADIAN PROVINCES:

  • GA: 2 WDO
  • AL: WDC/WDB; See note below.
  • SC: 2 Cat 7A
  • NC: 2 W Phase
  • TN: 2 pts. C07, C10, C12
  • NJ: 04 units in 7B
  • PA: 4 in categories 12, 18
  • MD: 4 in Cat. 7B
  • Labrador/NF: 2 Pest Management
  • Nova Scotia: 1 pt. IPM, I pt. AT
  • British Columbia: 2 credits IPM

Note to Alabama Operators:

Applicators must attend at least two of the six webinars in order to receive 10 CEUs. Applicators who have only one certification category can receive credit for attending two webinars (10 points), one of which must be approved in his/her certification category.