Course Information 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 familiesOnce 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. Modules include:Herbicide resistance and photosynthesis inhibitorsHerbicide metabolism and growth regulatorsPigment inhibitors and root/shoot inhibitorsLipid synthesis/Amino acid inhibitorsApplicator 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 online course covers the types of butterflies in Texas and how to attract them. Homeowners or garden enthusiasts will learn to invite new fluttery friends to the neighborhood.
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.
Prepare to take the Private Pesticide Applicator Exam administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture with this course designed for pesticide applicators in Texas. Private pesticide applicators use or supervise the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity.
Do you know what to do if you have a bat encounter in your building? Bats are a high-risk animal group for transmitting rabies. Participants will learn the principles behind preventing or excluding colony establishment within buildings.