Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Start Date
12/11/2018
End Date
12/13/2018
Description
This class runs a full three days and will focus on ornamental plant care as well as turf. You will start off on day 1 with discussions related to pest toxicity, philosophy of IPM, and turf and landscape monitoring. Day One is a core class in the Landscape Management Certificate Program and the Public Grounds Management Certificate Program.

This full three-day class will help you to develop a deeper understanding of IPM tools, techniques and skills, including: degree day models; biorationale controls; insect and disease identification; improving soil health; and building IPM into your personnel and organizational structure, just to name a few.
Location
New Brunswick, NJ
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
17.25
Learning Outcomes
Day One
- Learn about Pesticide Toxicity and Environmental Contamination
- Discuss the Landscape IPM Philosophy
- Gain an understanding of Turf IPM Fundamentals
- Learn the Fundamentals of Landscape Monitoring

Day Two
- Explore key tree & shrub insect pests
- Key turf diseases
- Understand some of the abiotic, environmental & cultural disorders
- Bio Control

Day Three
- Learn the plant disease diagnosis process-
- Pesticides appropriate for an IPM Program
-Biologically healthy soils
-Pest resistant ornamental plants
Instructors
Steve Rettke; Dr. George Hamilton; Brad Park; Sabrina Tirpak, Bruce Neary Rich Buckley, Dan Kluchinski, Steve Kristoph
Website Registration
Course Codes
AL0401CA19
Provider
Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education


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