West Virginia

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Traps and Baits: A Guide To Controlling Urban Rodents – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 8A, 8E and 9. Tim Madere, Pest Control Specialist for the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent and Termite Control Board, explains the best practices for trapping urban rodents. From different baits to use and their application to the best trap placement and new technology, this webinar covers it all.

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Bed Bugs and Location – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 8A, 8E and 9. Jerry Seabolt, the Structural/Middle TN Supervisor for the TN Department of Agriculture, explains how to ID a bed bug, in all it’s different life cycles, the biology of bed bugs and how to control the spread of bed bugs. Although this session is a continuing education class, Jerry has written this program in order to allow the technician to take this information and explain it to homeowners, healthcare workers or other customers you may come in contact with.

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Better Turf, Less Weeds, Fewer Pesticides – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A and 7. Tom Samples, Professor and University of Tennessee Extension Turfgrass Science and Management Specialist in the Plant Sciences Department of the University of Tennessee, draws on his years of experience to focus on why healthy turf is important and how to maintain your soils health. Tom touches on several key factors including, why PH matters, importance of both micro and macro organisms in healthy soil plus he will explain why soil fertility isn’t the only thing you should pay attention to when trying to maintain healthy turf. Tom also discusses the benefits of a biologically healthy site and he will also give you some of the benefits of turf grasses.

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Don’t Be Lulled Into a False Sense of Security – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A, 6, 7, 8A, 8B, 8E, 9, 13D. Scott Burnett, The owner of Allpoints, discusses how the industry's rules, regulations, safety procedures and labels impact each technician.

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Fire, Spill and Evacuation – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A, 6, 7, 8A, 8B, 8E, 9, 13D. 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.

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General Pest Control 101 – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 8A and 8E. Timmy Madere, Pest Control Specialist for the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent and Termite Control Board, discusses general pest control and covers how to control occasional invaders on residential and commercial properties. Timmy goes over tips and tricks on how to identify where your target pest is feeding and breeding and tools that are best for treating the area and target pest.

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Inspections and Tree Treatments – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits in category 8B. 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.

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Invasive Insects, Weeds and Diseases – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 3 and 4A. David Cook, A University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, talks about the new invasive and exotic insects and diseases that have invaded North America and how we can slow their spreading.

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Kitchen Inspection and Roach Control – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 8A, 8E and 9. Timmy Madere, Pest Control Specialist for the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent and Termite Control Board, goes over proper kitchen inspections for household pests with a concentration on roaches. The importance of sanitation, properly placed monitoring devices and bait competition in both residential and commercial kitchens is also discussed.

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Termite Inspection with Electronic Devices – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits in category 8B. Ed Freytag, Research Entomologist for the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent and Termite Control Board, gives examples of how using technology can improve the quality of inspections. Ed goes into detail about conditions conducive to termite infestations, termite ID and new technology that makes inspections more efficient.

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Mold, Fungus and Moisture Inspection – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits in category 8B. 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.

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Pesticide Safety by the Books – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A, 6, 7, 8A, 8B, 8E, 9 and 13D. Jerry Seabolt, the Structural/Middle TN Supervisor for the TN Department of Agriculture, reviews safety procedures every technician should be practicing.

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Spider Identification – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 8A and 8E. David Cook, a University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, will cover how to identify spiders in general. Their biology, life cycle and feeding habits will be discussed. David will then focus on some particular types of spiders including Brown Recluse and Black Widow spiders.

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The Secret Life of Weeds – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A and 7. David Cook, a University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, discusses the most challenging issue in turf and landscaping - weeds! During this webinar, David goes over the evolution of weeds, their powerful persistence and survivability, defense mechanisms and the best practices for seasonal management.

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Tracking, Trapping and Technology – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 8A, 8E and 9. Tim Madere, Pest Control Specialist for the City of New Orleans, explains why trap and station location is so important and how to determine the best locations.

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Types of Foundations and Treatments – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits in category 8B. 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.

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Using Weeds, Insects and Diseases to Identify Turf Problems- 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A and 7. Tom Samples, Professor and University of Tennessee Extension Turfgrass Science and Management Specialist in the Plant Sciences Department of the University of Tennessee, discusses how to identify common turf grass problems and how to use weeds and insects to help indicate where a problems come from.

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Weed ID and Control – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A and 7. David Cook, a University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, focuses on the identification and treatment of common lawn weeds.

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Winter Turf, Shrub and Tree Care – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits each in categories 4A and 7. David Cook, a University of Tennessee Agriculture Extension Specialist, explains the importance of understanding how plants’ react to winter conditions so that you may predict the type and extent of damage that may occur and the proper actions to take to protect those plants.

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Wood Destroying Beetles – 2018 – WV

Approved for two credits in category 8B. 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.

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