Whether you're producing agricultural crops or tending a home lawn, weed control is an important part of your success. One effective method of weed control includes the use of herbicides. All herbicide interactions with a plant, from application to final effect, are considered the mode of action. In this course, you will learn about herbicides, different modes of action, and different herbicide families
Once the course is completed and the necessary requirements for each section have been met, you can earn 1 hour of credit for TDA pesticide General CEU.
- Herbicide resistance and photosynthesis inhibitors
- Herbicide metabolism and growth regulators
- Pigment inhibitors and root/shoot inhibitors
- Lipid synthesis/Amino acid inhibitors
Applicator recertification requirements:
- Commercial/Noncommercial Applicators: Section 7.24 (t)(2) of the Texas Pesticide Laws and Regulations relating to commercial/noncommercial applicator recertification states 'A commercial or noncommercial applicator may not re-certify their license using department-approved correspondence activities for two consecutive years.'
- Private Applicators: Section 7.24 (v)(5) of the Texas Pesticide Laws and Regulations relating to private applicator recertification states 'A private applicator may not obtain more than 10 CEUs through correspondence activities in any five-year recertification cycle."
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This 8-hour course is designed to satisfy the Apprentice Training Requirements as specified in Rule 7.132 (i) (2) and will cover common termites in Texas along with other wood-destroying insects.
This course provides two CEUs to TDA agricultural applicators. Aerial applicators will receive the required credits for drift minimization and safety addressing human factors. All TDA applicators who complete the course will gain knowledge of spray drift minimization as well as pesticide safety.
This course is designed to assist pest management companies in training new employees. By taking this course, apprentices and other employees will have the opportunity to receive 20 hours of in-depth training required by the Texas Department of Agriculture Structural Pest Control Service.
This course is for Texas Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators seeking TDA continuing education units (CEUs). This course provides 1- Drift Minimization CEU. Applicators who complete the course will gain knowledge of the factors affecting pesticide drift, such as inversion, spray nozzles, and drift factors.