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Biopesticides — Effective Use in Pest Management Programs 2017

Sponsored by Marrone Bio Innovations

Course Description:  
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. There are about 430 registered biopesticide active ingredients used in a wide array of agricultural pest management products. Biopesticides are derived from natural materials such as animals, plants, bacteria, and certain minerals. Biopesticides are considered an effective pest control option for organic crop production. However, they increasingly are being recommended and used as components of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs in the production of non-organic high-value specialty crops such as fruit, nut, vegetable, vine, ornamental, and turf. This online CE course covers the principles for using the 430+ registered biopesticide active ingredients used in a wide array of agricultural pest management products. It is sponsored by Marrone Bio Innovations and includes a Safety Review at the conclusion of the course material.

Course Outline

  • 01. Biopesticide Definitions and Registration Process
  • 02. Benefits and Barriers to Biopesticide Use
  • 03. Biopesticide Development
  • 04. Successfully Using Biopesticides
  • 05. Disease and Insect Control Products
  • 06. Safety Review
  • 07. Exam

Acredited by

  • California Department of Pesticide Regulation (0.5 Laws & Regs; 0.5 hours Other)
  • Arizona Department of Agriculture (1 hour)
  • Certified Crop Advisers (CCA) Accredited in U.S. and Canada (2 hours in IPM)
  • Colorado Department of Agriculture (1 hour, 101 and 102)
  • Delaware Department of Agriculture (1 credit PA, 1A and 03)
  • Georgia Department of Agriculture (1 hour category 21 or private)
  • Idaho Department of Agriculture (1 credit)
  • Maryland Department of Agriculture (2 credits Core)
  • Montana Department of Agriculture Commercial (1 credit categories 10, 30, 34, 39, 60; *Maximum of 6 credits for online training per recertification cycle for commercial)
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (2 units 1A, PP2)
  • New Mexico Department of Agriculture (1 hour General)
  • Oklahoma Department of Agriculture (1 Hour 1A- Ag Plant and 10- Demo and Research)
  • Oregon Department of Agriculture (1 hour)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (2 hours each in PC, 01, 02, 03, 18)
  • South Carolina Department of Agriculture (2 hours)
  • Tennessee Department of Agriculture (1 CEU in categories 1, 4, 10, 12)
  • Texas Department of Agriculture (1 hour general)
  • Virginia Department of Agriculture (2 credits 90 and 91)
  • Washington Department of Agriculture (2 credits)
  • West Virginia Department of Agriculture (2 credits, categories 1, 11, 12, private applicator)
  • Wyoming Department of Agriculture (1 CEU)
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Course hosted by: Penton Media