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An Introduction to IPM in Schools: A Manual for Facilities Maintenance Professionals

Date of Publication
August 31, 2021
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Passage of the Integrated Pest Management School Program amendment mandated that pest control in public school facilities be addressed.

An important aspect of this publication is reducing the chance of pesticide misuse where children study and play. IPM is a multi-tactical approach to preventing pest problems, and this manual gives resources needed to comply with provisions of the law. It includes instructions for developing an IPM policy statement, information on contracting pest control services, sample forms, and a resource list.

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  • Publication

    This 1-page publication contains three color photographs to aid in diagnosing Sorghum ergot.

  • Course

    Do you know how to apply IPM principles to your school garden as required by Texas state law? After this course, learners will know how IPM principles apply to school gardens, differentiate between harmful and beneficial insects, and more. District School IPM Coordinators can use this module as part of their education plan.

  • Course

    This introductory course is for School district administrators, animal control specialists, code enforcement agents, and pest management professionals. This course offers SPCS-TDA license holders 1 Pest CEU toward annual license renewal.

  • Course

    This course is for new or veteran school IPM coordinators, school administrators, and others who need to understand the Texas school IPM requirements.

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    Explore how to start a beehive with this online beekeeping course for beginners. Learn how to start a beehive, honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment needed and more.

  • Course

    This 8 hour course is designed to satisfy the Apprentice Training Requirements as specified in Rule 7.132 (i) (2) and will cover common structural invertebrate and vertebrate pests of the United States, particularly in the state of Texas.