All about herbicides
Dr. Gettys (University of Florida) provides a brief history of pesticide use, outlines herbicide modes and mechanisms of action, describes how herbicide resistance develops (and how it can be avoided), discusses the process involved in getting a pesticide labeled, and instructs on how to read a pesticide label.
1 hour 40 minutes
Available until: 1/28/2023
Telling the Good from the Bad: How to Identify Biocontrol Insects
Joey Sigmon covers general insect morphology and some of the characteristics useful for identifying
insects used for biological control. The ultimate goal of this session is to provide attendees with the
tools needed to distinguish between beneficial biocontrol insects and pest organisms, and will include
ways to avoid non-target damage to these tiny weed control warriors.
1 hour 35 minutes
Available until: 3/28/2023
ENCORE 2021 AWCSC Pesticide safety – storing and measuring pesticides
This session includes two presentations, both by Dr. Fred Whitford (Purdue University). Dr. Whitford discusses tricks and tips to for storing and measuring pesticides to keep you safe and legal while saving you money.
1 hour 30 minutes
Available until: 9/24/2022
Please note: if you attended the 2021 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course at the Renaissance Orlando on August 16-19, 2021, you cannot receive CEUs for this session