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Online Delaware Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Packages

Delaware Agricultural Row Crop Plant 8 Credit Bundle

Online HD Video | 8 Credits: 1A
This course bundle is geared toward the agricultural plant commercial applicator with an emphasis on row crop plants. The course bundle contains 8 credits of category 1A training. Topics include common pest identification and management of corn, soybean, grain sorghum, rice, and cotton, a look at balancing pest management with pollinator health, and an in-depth look at reading the pesticide label.

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$108.00
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Delaware Agricultural Plant 8 Credit Bundle

Online HD Video | 8 Credits: 1A
This course bundle is geared toward the agricultural plant commercial applicator with an emphasis on plant production in enclosed spaces. The course bundle contains 8 credits of category 1A training. Topics include disease management in enclosed spaces, a review of pollinator stewardship, and a few general pesticide safety topics such as reading the pesticide label, pesticides in the environment, and pesticide hazards and first aid.

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$108.00
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Delaware Ornamental and Turf 8 Hour Package

Online HD Video | 8 Credits: 03
This course bundle is geared toward the ornamental and turf commercial applicator with an emphasis on turf management. The course bundle contains 8 credits of category 03 training. Topics include turf disease identification and management, a review of IPM practices specific to turf management, common turf weeds, and cultural practices, and a refresher on how fungicides work and how to properly submit plant tissue for diagnosis and testing.

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$108.00
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Delaware Mosquito Control 5 Credit Bundle

Online HD Video| 5 Credits: 5C
This course bundle is geared toward the mosquito control commercial applicator. This course bundle contains 5 credits of category 5C training. Topics include an introduction to mosquito control, and an overview of mosquito management.

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$89.00
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Online Delaware Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Agricultural and Other Row Crop Related Courses

Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | Delaware Approved

2 credits: PA, 1A
This course discusses pest identification and management strategies for corn, soybean and grain sorghum. Each species is identified according to various stages of maturity, the signs and symptoms exhibited, and the type of biological, cultural or chemical control recommended for each.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Pest Identification: Rice and Cotton | Delaware Approved

2 credits: PA, 1A
This course discusses proper insect and plant pathogen sampling techniques as well as pest identification for rice and cotton. Each pest and pathogen are identified according to various stages of maturity, the signs and symptoms exhibited, and the type of biological, cultural or chemical control recommended for each.

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$35.00
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Delaware Approved

2 credits: 1C
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Delaware. Students will learn about different fumigation devices and products, and how best to comply with label restrictions to protect both non-targets and applicators from harm.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 04
In the last ten years there has been a resurgence of treated seed use, largely due to the advent of improved chemical performance. We as agricultural producers in Delaware are obviously concerned about the more modern applications of these processes. This course outlines the benefits and risks associated with treated seed products.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Ornamental and Turf Courses

Fungicides and Plant Pathogen Sampling | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 03
This course provides a basic understanding of how fungicides work and the basics of collecting plant material samples for testing pathogens. Fungal spores, germination, plant appearance, infestations, fungicide mechanism, collection techniques, and collection dos and don'ts are all discussed.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Delaware Approved

3 credits: 03
This course teaches the basics of disease management for landscape plantings, cost-minimizing strategies, and tools and techniques needed to successfully control disease in the highly competitive world of landscaping in Delaware.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Common Ornamental Plant Pests | Delaware Approved

4 credits: 03
Pest management of ornamental plants involves multiple steps from growing a healthy plant that is more resistant to pest damage to correctly identifying the problem when present. This course will cover the most common pests of ornamental plants.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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IPM for Ornamental Plant Pest Management | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 03
IPM of ornamental plants involves multiple steps; producing a healthy plant, correctly identifying the problem, recognizing that there will always be some pests and damage, and only using pesticides as a last resort. This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for ornamental plants, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully provide your clients with a healthy and attractive landscape.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Ornamental Pesticide Application Equipment and Calibration | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 03
When pesticide applications become necessary for good ornamental plant management it's important to understand how application equipment works and how to properly calibrate the equipment. This course will discuss the most common types of equipment used for pesticide applications on ornamental plants, the way to calculate the volume of solution needed, and how to properly calculate the flow rate of the equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Home Lawn and Landscape Management | Delaware Approval #191246

2 credits: 03
The lawn and landscape are essential elements in any residential situation. When not installed or managed properly the investment of time and money can be perceived as a waste as the lawn and landscape do not fulfill their purpose. This course will focus on the essentials of designing a landscape that is aesthetically pleasing and makes weed control easier as well as key factors for installing and establishing a functional home lawn.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | Delaware Approved

3 credits: 03
This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for various turf grasses, the multiple steps involved, and the different tools and techniques to successfully control the environment in Delaware.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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IPM for Turf Management | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 03
As a turf manager in Delaware, you'll need to be more than someone who just applies pesticides. Good turf management requires the use of all the tools in the toolbox. This course will touch on the best practice cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical controls for turf management.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Common Turfgrass Weeds | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 03
Managing weeds in a turf stand can be a tricky proposition. Often times the client fails to recognize that the presence of weeds in a turf stand is the result of poor turf, not the cause. This course will provide applicators in Delaware with a working knowledge of weed biology, weed identification, and how herbicides work.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Cultural Practices for Turf Management | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 03
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers in Delaware know, there is a right way and a wrong way to do these. This course covers the dos and don'ts of good cultural practices that will result in a healthy vigorous turf that will be enjoyed for years.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Turfgrass Disease, Insect, and Vertebrate Pests | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 03
There are a variety of diseases, disorders, insects, and vertebrate pests that can cause problems in turfgrass. This course will give applicators and turf managers in Delaware an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Annual Bluegrass Resistance Management | Delaware Approval #191247

2 credits: 1A, 03, PA
Annual bluegrass has historically been an important weed of many, if not most, commodity and specialty crops. The extensive reliance upon herbicides as the primary means of control has led to an almost overwhelming presence of herbicide resistance. This course will discuss the currently reported cases of annual bluegrass resistance to various herbicides and how to develop an effective herbicide program.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Aquatic Weed Control | Delaware Approval #191206

2 credits: 5A
Managing aquatic weeds in Delaware revolves around proper plant identification. Tailoring management strategies to address specific aquatic plant life is only possible through accurate identification. This course teaches the basics of aquatic weed identification and the different approaches to aquatic plant management.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Delaware Approved

3 credits: PA, 1A, 03
This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management in enclosed spaces where exposure is increased, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully control the environment in Delaware.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Right of Way Related Courses

Right of Way: Pest Control | Delaware Approved

4 credits: 06
This course will help applicators in Delaware understand the five main groups of pests, identifying those pests, and help applicators decide on management strategies. It will also cover the main causes of plant disease, plant life cycles, and the developmental stages through which plants progress.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | Delaware Approved

4 credits: 06
This course will review the methods and techniques to manage vegetation on rights of way and non-cropland industrial sites safely without damage to non-target species, sites, objects or the environment in Delaware.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Pollinator Health Related Courses

Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Delaware Approved

2 credits: PA, 1A
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Delaware to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Pollinator Stewardship | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 03, 5C, 06
This course provides an outline of the primary concerns of the beekeeping industry including colony collapse disorder (CCD), factors affecting honey bee decline, invasive insects, fungal disease, best practices for pollinator stewardship, and minimizing pesticide risks for pollinators in Delaware.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Structural Pest Control Related Courses

Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Delaware Approved

4 credits: 7A
This course focuses on the fundamentals of wildlife damage inspection including identification based on habitat, routes of entry, scat, and tracks. It will help you understand the unique biological and legal risks that are involved with the inspection process in Delaware as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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$59.00
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Cage Trapping Techniques | Delaware Approved

3 credits: 7A
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in Delaware. Best practices surrounding appropriate traps for target animals, effective baits, and safe and humane use of traps will be outlined.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Bed Bugs: Overview and Management | Delaware Approved

3 credits: 7E, 08
Structural applicators in Delaware know that managing a bed bug infestation is difficult on many levels. This course looks at the history of bed bugs, current integrated pest management approaches to preventing and managing an infestation, and several of the chemical options available when your non-chemical controls and methods have failed.

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$49.00
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Mosquito Control Courses

Mosquito Identification | Delaware Approved

4 credits: 5C
Correct identification of each mosquito species is an important step to managing the mosquito population in your area. Each species of mosquito has its own preferred habitat and breeding environment. This course covers the preferred habitat, breeding ground, and physiological differences between five major species of mosquitoes found throughout the United States.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Intro to Mosquito Control | Delaware Approved

2 credits: 5C
To effectively manage a mosquito population as part of an integrated pest management plan applicators must be familiar with mosquito physiology, the lifecycle of the mosquito, and various collection and surveillance methods for both adult mosquitoes and larvae. This course will talk about surveillance methods, mosquito anatomy, and touch on the diseases that are most commonly vectored by mosquitoes in the United States.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Mosquito Management & Control | Delaware Approved

3 credits: 5C
Mosquito management is a daunting task for many applicators. When mosquito management is done incorrectly or isn't done at all, mosquitoes can make public spaces unusable. This course will discuss common methods of mosquito controls, everything from physical controls, to pesticides, to record keeping, all as part of a solid integrated pest management approach to mosquito control.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 5C
This course covers a range of mosquito-borne diseases with an emphasis on the Zika virus. Zika's extent, side effects, testing, and diagnostics are detailed along with protection and reduction techniques of mosquitoes to minimize the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases in Delaware.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Basics and Safety Courses

Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | Delaware Approved

2 credits: All categories
Labels are increasing in complexity and depth of information. It is never suggested that anyone try to memorize a pesticide label. By reviewing parts of a label and recognizing label language and use, we hope that you feel more comfortable with the information on pesticide labels and feel confident in understanding the information the present.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Application Equipment and Calibration | Delaware Approved

1 credit: 03
When pesticide applications become necessary for good turf management, it's important to understand how the application equipment works and how to properly calibrate the equipment. This course will provide turf managers with an understanding of the most common types of equipment used for pesticide applications on turf and how to properly calibrate the equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Federal Pesticide Laws | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in Delaware. This course addresses the Federal pesticide laws that control the labeling, sale and distribution, storage, transportation, use and disposal in the best public interest.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 1B, 1C, 02, 03, 04, 5A, 5C, 06, 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, 7F, 7G, 08, 09, 10
Wearing PPE can reduce exposure (dermal, inhalation, ocular, or oral) and thereby lower the chances of pesticide injury, illness, or poisoning. It is important that all pesticide applicators and handlers in Delaware understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pest Management | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 03, 06, 7A
A pest is an undesirable organism that injures humans, desirable plants and animals, manufactured products, or natural substances. This course will discuss the importance of pest identification in pest control, describe how pest population levels trigger control procedures and give several reasons why pesticide applications may fail.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 1B, 02, 03, 5A, 5C, 06, 7A
Pesticides may be applied in Delaware as sprays, dusts, granules, gases (vapors), fogs, baits, rubs, or dips and require the correct equipment for the pesticide as well as the job size and type. In addition, you must properly select, operate, calibrate, and maintain your equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Formulations | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 03, 7A
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in Delaware, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 1B, 1C, 02, 03, 04, 5A, 5C, 06, 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, 7F, 7G, 08, 09, 10
Pesticides are designed to be toxic so they can control pests (e.g., plants, insects, rodents, fungi, and bacteria) while not harming non-target organisms and anyone else exposed to the product. Pesticide users in Delaware need to be concerned with the hazards associated with exposure to the chemical and not just the toxicity of the pesticide.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Labeling | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 1B, 1C, 02, 03, 04, 5A, 5C, 06, 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, 7F, 7G, 08, 09, 10
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in Delaware are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticides in the Environment | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 1B, 02, 03, 5A, 5C, 06, 7A, 7B
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in Delaware. Initially, hazards to humans were the primary reason the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to classify a pesticide as a restricted-use product.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Planning the Pesticide Application | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A
Before beginning a pesticide application in Delaware, you should know how to select the right pesticide for the job, review the label, test for pesticide compatibility before mixing, select personal protective equipment, transfer pesticides safely, and clean up after an application.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Transportation, Storage, Security and Professional Conduct | Delaware Approved

1 credit: PA, 1A, 1B, 1C, 02, 03, 04, 5A, 5C, 06, 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, 7F, 7G, 08, 09, 10
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Delaware, under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products and how to communicate these issues with customers. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Respiratory Protection | Delaware Approval #191248

1 credit: 1C, 03, 04, 7C
When the pesticide label requires a respirator it's important to know how to use a respirator safely. This course outlines the types of respirators available, proper fit, and inspection/maintenance requirements.

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Online Worker Protection Standard Course

2019 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) - Agricultural Worker Training Program (Unlimited)

Train Unlimited Workers | EPA Worker PST 00024 | EPA Handler PST 00018; 00022; or 00027
(Handler materials provided through PERC) This EPA Approved Training Program provides everything your business needs to train your agricultural workers. This video program comes in both English and Spanish and trains unlimited workers. Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$399.00
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2019 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) - Agricultural Worker Training Program (25 Workers)

Train 25 Workers | EPA Worker PST 00024 | EPA Handler PST 00018; 00022; or 00027
(Handler materials provided through PERC) This EPA Approved Training Program provides everything your business needs to train your agricultural workers. This video program comes in both English and Spanish and trains up to 25 workers. Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$159.00
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Online Delaware Pesticide Applicator Exam Prep Course

Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam Prep Program

12 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual. The test administered by your state, tribe, territory, or federal department/agency will cover this information along with state, tribe, etc. specific information. Passing the core exam is essential to becoming a certified applicator. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of pesticide safety principles. By learning how to handle pesticides correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$99.00
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Turfgrass Pest Management Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the Turfgrass Pest Management category exam. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of turf management principles. By learning how to manage your turf correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$89.00
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Ornamental Plant Pest Management Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
Pest management of ornamental plants involves multiple steps. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of ornamental pest management principles. By learning how to manage the landscape correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$89.00
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Mosquito Control Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the Mosquito Management category exam. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation to mosquito managment and control the mosquito populations in and around your home or park. 

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$89.00
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Delaware Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Requirements

Commercial Applicators
1A Agricultural - 8 Hours
1B Agricultural Animal - 4 Hours
1C Fumigation of Soils/Ag Commodities - 4 Hours
02 Forest - 4 Hours
03 Ornamental & Turf - 8 Hours
04 Seed Treatment - 2 Hours
5A Aquatic - 4 Hours
5B Antifouling Paint - 0 Hours
06 Right-of-Way - 4 Hours

Industrial, Institutional, Structural & Health Related
7A General Pest Control - 18 Hours
7B Wood Destroying Pest Control - 18 Hours
7C Fumigation (Non-Agricultural) - 4 Hours
7D Wood Preservatives - 4 Hours
7E Institutional Maintenance - 18 Hours
7F Cooling Towers - 4 Hours
7G Miscellaneous - 4 Hours
08 Public Health - 4 Hours
09 Regulatory - 4 Hours
10 Demonstration and Research - 8 Hours

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