MNLA/MTGF Pesticide Recertification Workshop - Categories A & E with Optional Category J
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MNLA/MTGF Pesticide Recertification Workshop - Categories A & E with Optional Category J

This is the last opportunity to renew your Pesticide License in 2019.

When: A & E: 8:00-2:30; A, E & J: 8:00-4:15
Where: Maplewood YMCA Community Center
2100 White Bear Avenue
Maplewood, Minnesota  55109
United States
Contact: 651-633-4987

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By attending the Pesticide Recertification Workshop and having their current license scanned/checked in and out, applicators will obtain recertification credit. Applicators MUST bring their license identification card with them.

There are 2 Registration Options—Choose the Category Needed to Fulfill Recertification Requirements. Those recertifying for Category J must attend the entire recertification workshop (8:00 AM - 4:15 PM).

TWO REGISTRATION OPTIONS (Please arrive by 7:45 AM to check in)

1) Category A & E:  8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

2) Category A, E & J:  8:00 AM - 4:15 PM

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (Please note that times are estimated)

8:00 AM—2:30 PM | Sessions 1-8 | Category A (Core) and E (Turf & Ornamentals)

Session 1.  MDA General Session

Dwayne Saunders, MN Dept. of Agriculture

Session 2.  MDA Regulatory Topic

MN Dept. of Agriculture

Session 3.  Practical Math for Pesticide Applicators

Sam Bauer, Bauer Turf, LLC

Session 4.  Label Confusion

Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota Extension

Session 5.  Spray Equipment and Nozzle Selection

Sam Bauer, Bauer Turf, LLC

Session 6:  Pest/Disease Breakout—Choose 1

  • Turf/Lawn Focus: Top Pest /Disease Threats - Dan Sandor, University of Minnesota
  • Landscape/Tree Focus: Top Pest/Disease Threats - Vera Krischik, University of Minnesota

Session 7.  Noxious Weeds/Look-Alikes

Julie Weisenhorn, University of Minnesota

Session 8.  Herbicides: Modes of Action

Julie Weisenhorn, University of Minnesota

— End of Workshop for Category A & E

2:45 PM—4:15 PM | Session 9 | Category J (Forestry, Rights-of-Way, and Natural Areas)

Jen Merth, Landbridge Ecological

Doug Southerland, Nutrien Solutions

Looking for Continuing Education Credits?

  • MNLA-CP: 3 points
  • ISA:
    • Category A & E - Certified Arborist: 5; BCMA-Science: 5; Municipal Specialist: 5
    • Category A, E & J - Certified Arborist: 6.5; BCMA-Science: 6.5; Municipal Specialist:6.5

Dietary Requests: Every effort will be made to accommodate vegetarian and gluten-free requests. Verbal requests must be made to the MNLA Office at least 2 weeks prior to the event date. Accommodations are not guaranteed.

Photo/Video Consent: Registration and attendance at or participation in MNLA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to MNLA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events/activities.

MNLA/MTGF Registration Refund Policy: For all education events, MNLA/MTGF will gladly make a full refund of your registration fee if cancellation notice is received more than two business days in advance of the event. In the two business days prior to the event, a 50 percent refund will be given. No refunds will be given for no-shows or cancellations made the day of the event. Cancellations may be made in writing, by fax, or by telephone call received at the MNLA office during normal business hours.

John Loegering has worked on wildlife issues in urban and residential settings for over a decade. He is a regular contributor on wildlife-related topics to the Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, and White Earth Summer Science & Math Academy programs. He conducts research on the ecology and management of forest songbirds. During the academic year, he teaches courses in wildlife ecology and management, ornithology, mammalogy, and fisheries at the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus. He is a Certified Wildlife Biologist and H.T. Morse Distinguished Teaching Professor

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