This course explores the different fungicide classes; treatment options for powdery mildew in California; resistance management, and regional differences in disease development. It also includes a detailed approach to using the UC Powdery Mildew Risk Assessment Index (RAI) to predict infections.
This accredited course provides the latest information on controlling diseases in almond orchards using management practices and fungicides.
The purpose of this course is to give you a review of many aspects of spray drift – from practical, hands-on ways to minimize drift, to the regulatory issues surrounding it. It is a critical basic overview.
Biopesticides are increasingly being recommended as components of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs in the production of non-organic high-value specialty crops like fruit, nut, vegetable, vine, ornamental and turf.
Integrated weed management (IWM) programs and orchard cultural practices have been developed for specific orchard and vineyard crops. This accredited CEU provides information on economically and environmentally sound IWM practices.
American agriculture exports 20 to 30 percent of its production annually. For specific commodities, the percentage is much higher. When recommending and applying pest management products for crops, licensed Pest Control Advisers (PCAs) and applicators and farmers must be aware of which products applied are in compliance with Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) established by foreign customers.
This accredited CEU covers managing Lepidopterous pests in a wide array of crops and there is a second section on pesticide safety. This is one of our few paid courses and you will be asked to pay a fee to earn credit.
California groundwater regulations and their impact on pesticide recommendations and applications are covered in this course.