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Category:

Health and Safety
Class:

All Classes
Credits:
1
It is important to understand the hazards associated with handling pesticides. Many things that are common sense to an experienced applicator are overlooked when training new applicators. This seminar will look at developing a hazard assessment and rating the risks associated with handling pesticides.
Category:

Application Technology
Class:

All classes
Credits:
1
This topic integrates a number of important aspects of spraying at a range of travel speeds in the same field, including nozzle selection, effect of pressure on pattern uniformity and spray quality, and pesticide performance with various spray qualities. There will be some overlap with topic #1, but this talk emphasizes practical issues encountered with a modern high-clearance sprayer.
Category:

Pest Management
Class:

Aerial, Agriculture, Industrial, Landscape, Forestry
Credits:
1
As more pressure is put on pesticide usage, applicators must look to an IPM program when dealing with unwanted vegetation. We may need to divide areas into different categories as far as what is acceptable and not acceptable. We need to be able to count or measure plant populations in order to decide the solution required. Monitoring of vegetation will be discussed. Thresholds will be defined and discussed. A look at various control measures will be examined included guidelines for selecting appropriate herbicides.
Category:

Pest Management
Class:

All Classes
Credits:
1
Definition of IPM and a discussion on the principles of IPM: Pest identification; Monitoring; Threshold levels; Control measures and Evaluation. An example will be used to illustrate the principles.
Category:

Pest Management
Class:

All Classes
Credits:
1
Category:

Environment
Class:

Aerial, Agriculture, Industrial, Forestry, Landscape
Credits:
1
Clean water is becoming a limited resource as demand from a growing population increases. This seminar will discuss IPM maintenance practices for ponds and dugouts, methods of environmental protection for water bodies, and buffer zones that need to be maintained for pesticide applications near water bodies.
Category:

Application Technology
Class:

Application Technology
Credits:
1
This webinar looks at the importance of accurate measurement. From calculating area size for the pesticide application to accurate measurement of tank sizes and pesticide rates. One of the reasons for pesticide resistance can be improper applying chemicals at reduced rates without even being aware you are doing so. Sprayer tanks and measuring equipment need to be checked and rechecked to ensure proper rates are being applied. On the other side overapplication is expensive and wasteful. Join Tim as he shows you the problem and ways to do accurate measurement.
Category:

Application Technology
Class:

Agriculture, Industrial, Landscape,Forestry
Credits:
1
Category:

Application Technology
Class:

Agriculture, Forestry, Industrial, Landscape
Credits:
1
Spray drift is an applicator's worst nightmare. It is a leading cause of complaints for sprayer applicators. In the last few years, nozzle manufactures have developed different types of nozzles to help reduce drift. This web cast seminar looks at different types of nozzles and how they work. Also examined are other ways to reduce drift besides nozzle selection.
Category:

Health and Safety
Class:

All Classes
Credits:
1