California is becoming the first state in the nation to invoke regulations to reduce Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in agriculture by restricting the use of certain nonfumigant pesticide products during the growing season in the San Joaquin Valley. This CEU explains how the regulations will work.
Ant control is an important element of harvesting a high quality almond crop. It starts with ant habitat management before effective ant bait can be applied. This course covers both topics. It is accredited for one hour by California Department of Pesticide Regulation.
This accredited CE course focuses on choosing the correct variety alfalfa based on a number of factors, including variety pest and disease resistance. It also contains information on managing key pests and diseases. It is accredited CE hours in California, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon and Certified Crop Adviser units.
The 2,000-member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action Committee has developed this five-module education program entitled Current Status of Herbicide Resistance in Weeds. It is being hosted by Penton Media on its CE portal for licensed professionals to earn credit for taking the course. It is currently accredited for CE units/hours for licensed professionals in California, Arizona, Florida and Texas. It is also accredited for 2 hours of CCA soil and water credit. Additional state-credit is pending.
The course details six of the primary diseases affecting citrus: Huanglongbing (Citrus Greening); Citrus Canker; Citrus Tristeza Virus (CVT); Leprosis; Citrus Variegated Chlorosis (CVC); Citrus Stubborn Disease.
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California: 2 Hours "Other"
Weeds Resistance Management covers a wide array of weed control strategies from mechanical to chemical.
Insect resistance management is managed by using the correct IPM techniques and modes of action chemistry.
Potassium nitrate has a positive effect in controlling plant pests and diseases when applied as an additive to crop protection agrochemicals. This course also has a section on the role of nutrients in IPM.
(Stone fruit, Plumes/Prunes/Cherries, Olives/Avocados, Nut Trees, Hops)
Organic/sustainable agriculture is expanding rapidly in the U.S. with an average annual increase of 20% during the past 15 years. This course covers a wide range of pests and organic control strategies.