Specialists in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will discuss problems and challenges producers faced during the 2013 growing season including: invasive insects, buffering the soil nitrogen supply against changing weather and managing resistant weeds. A session on IPM-related apps will discuss resources for pest identification, pesticide safety and nutrient management.
The program is approved for five continuing education units for Certified Crop Advisers including 2.0 in integrated pest management, 1.0 each in soil and water management, nutrient management and professional development. Three general and two specific pesticide applicator education hours have been approved for in categories 1A, 4, 10, 12 and 14.
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