Pesticide Applicator Track

Pesticide Applicator Track

11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6
Managing the Health of Trees & Turf in a Mixed Landscape– Alison Stoven O'Connor, Colorado State University Extension
Between horties and turfies, there’s a constant debate over which is the most important part of the landscape—trees or turf?  In mixed-used landscapes, trees and turf often grow simultaneously, but not necessarily harmoniously.  This presentation will discuss how to approach management for these areas.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6
Pollinator Friendly Lawn Care– Dr. Tony Koski, Colorado State University 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6
EAB & Japanese Beetle Update – Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6
Developing an EAB Management Plan – Ralph Zentz, City of Fort Collins (Category 207 - 1 Credit)
This course will outline processes for developing Emerald Ash Borer management plans in urban settings. The objective would be to look at a community model and how that could be adapted to work with neighborhoods, homeowner’s associations and even on individual properties.

8:00 AM-1:00 PM, Thursday, December 7 - Pesticide Applicator Track
Core Credits ( 1 Credit per section)  – Sandra McDonald, Mountain West PEST (LR1, LR2, PF, AS, PS, EP, UP)
  • Laws & Regulations – FIFRA as the Basis for State Pesticide Laws
  • Laws & Regulations – CDA Pesticide Violations – Top 10 List!
  • Pesticides & Their Families – pesticide Resistance Management
  • Applicator Safety – PPE Selection
  • Public Safety – Cancer “Risk” of Pesticides
  • Environmental Protections – Pesticide Disposal Issues
  • Use of Pesticides – Reasons to Read a Label