David Cook, A University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, discusses the history, life cycle, symptoms and treatment of emerald ash borer beetles. He also gives an update on the current status of this beetle.
David Cook, A University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, provides information on the different type of weedy plants, such as: broadleaf weeds, grassy weeds and sedges. Mr. Cook also discusses their habitats, growing conditions and the factsheets and publications to back up all the information given.
Landscape Troubles – What Would You Do? – 2019/2020
David Cook, a University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, presents information on how to identify and prevent major landscaping blunders. Scenarios discussed include: herbicide injury, plant disease, preventing and controlling weeds, insect pests, plant disorders and mulch issues.
Approved for 1 point in WDO. Dr. Reid Ipser, the Director of Technical Services at NISUS Corporation, gives an in-depth look into wood destroying beetles. Reid discussed the life cycle of wood destroying organisms, their habits, examples of damage, how to ID and treatment options to control infestation.
Approved for 1 point in WDO in GA. Jerry Seabolt, the Structural/Middle TN Supervisor for the TN Department of Agriculture, shows a hands on approach to explaining different types of structures & foundations and why it is imperative to understand and identify exactly what what you’re dealing with before performing a treatment for termites.
Approved for 1 point in WDO. Jerry Seabolt, the Structural/Middle TN Supervisor for the TN Department of Agriculture, explains why pest professionals should be interested in the characteristics, growth requirements and health effects of mold and fungus. Topics of this webinar include mold and fungi identification, fungi requirements, health effects of fungal growth and treatment options.
Approved for 1 point for category 23. Ed Freytag, Research Entomologist for the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent and Termite Control Board, discusses tree treatment as it relates to termites, especially in the south. He will go over examples of damage to trees caused by termite infestations, how to properly inspect a tree for termite damage and methods used to control termites.
Approved for 1 point in WDO. Scott Burnett, the owner of Allpoints explains the importance of emergency preparedness through real life examples from companies in our industry. These examples include everything from a fire to a chemical spill.
Approved for 1 point in WDO. Dr. Reid Ipser, the Director of Technical Services at NISUS Corporation, explains why pest control professionals should care about crawlspace encapsulation. He goes into detail about how crawlspace encapsulation can protect a structure from WDO (termites and fungi) and the tools that are required.
Still need the one point required by the TDA to remain certified? Scott Burnett, owner of Allpoints, will cover all the things that every certified technician will need to understand in order to keep his certification/license up to date. Scott will also discuss TDA rules, regulations and proposed changes for 2020.