Forest Health, Insect, and Disease Update: Pesticide Credit Core Topic Instructional Sessions
From Sarah Wurzbacher on March 5th, 2021
Speaker: Ryan Selking, M.S. Entomology, Extension Educator, Penn State Pesticide Education Program
Description: This presentation will: review the different types of pollination; list the different kinds of pollinators; discuss the importance of pollinators; and explain the pollinator protection checklist.
Don’t Let Pesticides Get the Best of You: How They Can Get You in Trouble
Speaker: Tim Abbey, Commercial Horticulture Educator, Green Industry Team, Penn State Extension
Description: This presentation discusses ways that someone can get themselves in trouble when handling and applying pesticides. This will include topics such as: failing to properly protect themselves; not making sure the appropriate application site or crop is on the label; improper mixing and loading practices; not properly managing spills; failing to follow label warnings and restrictions; improper container management, and; failure to properly document applications or incidents.