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PRIVATE PESTICIDE SAFETY

Information for County Extension Offices and Field Faculty

2012 Private Pesticide Recertification List by County

List of certified private applicators certification expiring in 2012 sorted by county in a specially formatted EXCEL file.

Recertification Workshops

Workshop Development

Workshop Module: Introduction and Certification - Use in all workshops as is.
Topic Standard 1: Laws and Regs.

Workshop Module: Record Keeping – Use in all workshops as is.
Topic Standard 11) Record Keeping. Can hide selected slides if needed.

Workshop Module: Herbicides and Water Quality – MDA PPT. Can skip slides (hide them) if too long but can not make changes to any slide.

Workshop Module: PPE:Gloves – Use in all workshops as is. Can skip slides if too long.

Workshop Module: Transportation and Storage – Use in all workshops. You can not modify any slides but may skip slides if not enough time.

Workshop Module: Sprayer Calibration – This module was developed by Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson. There are handouts to go with the PPT.

Workshop Module: Waste Pesticides and Container Disposal – Use at all workshops. Can skip slides or add slides but can not change any slides.

Workshop Module: Pest Management – all workshops. Educators develop their own module.
Topic Standard 5) Pests – Regional/County Educators.

  • See MDA topic standards facts sheet for more info on this topic standard
  • Include in this module IPM Framework for managing crop pests

Workshop Module: Fungicides. Can adapt if needed

  • 2012 Fungicides (2.49 MB PPT) this module was developed by Liz Stahl and Dean Malvick. A few TurningPoint slides were added for 2012. Slides 28-33 are hidden.

Other modules you may use if covered all of the above

Other Resources for Workshops

The following are optional resources to support your work with the workshops.