Managing Pests While Protecting Pollinators
This approximately 2 hour course is presented in six modules and additional readings that provide a review for commercial growers of pollination, pollinator species, threats to pollinators, pest management overview & terminology, pesticide products overview, application practices to protect pollinators, and communication with the public. The modules are followed by a quiz that must be completed to receive credit. The modules may be viewed at your own pace. Upon completion, a certificate will be granted that must be printed and mailed to the Vermont Agency of Agriculture for one (1) recertification credit. Once enrolled, you will have one year to complete the review.
This course is for anyone wishing to retain a Vermont pesticide applicator license: nursery employees, landscapers, farmers, agricultural employers (WPS compliance), garden center employees, pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, etc.
NOTE: Anyone using this course for other state pesticide applicator certification may also use this course for credit *ONLY* if their local state certifying agency has approved this course. Current states accepting reciprocal credits are: ME, NH, MA, CT, RI. Please check with your state certifying agency for confirmation and instruction on submitting proof of course completion for credit.