External and internal arthropod parasites of livestock and poultry are a constant menace. These pests lower the quality of animal products; reduce meat, milk, and egg production; transmit diseases; and cause energy loss. This publication recommends the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach, which combines biological and chemical control methods. It includes pesticide suggestions for beef cattle and nonlactating dairy cattle, lactating dairy cattle, sheep and nonlactating goats, swine, horses, poultry, and premises. (42 Pages)
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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.