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Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education

Renewal Deadline: Applicator certifications must be renewed every two years on the anniversary of initial certification.

CE Requirements:
Private Applicators - 6 credits
Professional Applicators - 15 credits.

State-approved Online Pesticide Courses

As of January 2021 applicators may complete all credits online, indefinitely. Courses must be completed by midnight on December 31 for credit.

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Idaho Private Applicator Bundle

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators
This course bundle is designed for private applicators and contains 6 credits of continuing education focused on pesticide safety. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Idaho Professional Applicator 15 Credit Bundle - Wood Destroying Pest Management

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators 
This course bundle is designed for professional applicators and contains 15 credits of continuing education focused on wood destroying pest management. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Termite Termite
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Idaho Professional Applicator Complete 15 Credit Bundle - General Pesticide Safety

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators
This course bundle is designed for professional applicators and contains 7 credits of continuing education focused on pesticide basics and safety. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Idaho Professional Applicator Complete 15 Credit Bundle - General Structural Pest Management

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators
This course bundle is designed for professional applicators and contains 15 credits of continuing education focused on structural pest management. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Structural Structural
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Idaho Professional Applicator Complete 15 Credit Bundle - Invertebrate Pest Management

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators
This course bundle is designed for professional applicators and contains 15 credits of continuing education focused on invertebrate pest management. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Invertebrate Invertebrate
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Idaho Professional Applicator Complete 15 Credit Bundle - Ornamental Pest Management

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators
This course bundle is designed for professional applicators and contains 15 credits of continuing education focused on ornamental pest management. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Ornamental Ornamental
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Idaho Professional Applicator Complete 15 Credit Bundle - Right-of-Way Pest Management

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators
This course bundle is designed for professional applicators and contains 15 credits of continuing education focused on right-of-way pest management. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Right Of Way Right Of Way
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Idaho Professional Applicator Complete 15 Credit Bundle - Turf Pest Management

Online HD Video | Professional Applicators
This course bundle is designed for professional applicators and contains 15 credits of continuing education focused on turf pest management. All courses are approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Turf Turf
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Annual Bluegrass Resistance Management | Idaho Approval #2023161

1 credit: Recertification
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.
 

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Weed Control Weed Control
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Application Equipment and Calibration | Idaho Approval #2023162

1 credit: Recertification
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.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Idaho Approval #2023163

1 credit: Recertification
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find a balance between managing pests and protecting pollinators.
 

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Pollinator Pollinator
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Bed Bug Health Effects & Control | Idaho Approval #2023304

1 credit: Recertification
Bed bugs are a common and difficult household pest that can be linked to a number of health effects such as psychological issues, cutaneous reactions, allergic reactions, anemia, and potential disease transmission. This course outlines various management methods for bed bug control and treatment as well as common symptoms and signs of health effects caused by the presence of bed bugs.

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Invertebrate Invertebrate
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Bed Bugs: Overview and Management | Idaho Approval #2023164

2 credits: Recertification
Structural applicators 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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Invertebrate Invertebrate
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Calibration Clinic - Pesticide Sprayers and Spreaders | Idaho Approval #2023165

1 credit: Recertification
Proper application of pesticides and fertilizers on turfgrass is only possible with accurately calibrated equipment. These lessons discuss the calibration of three types of application equipment: handheld or back-pack pump-up sprayers, large acreage sprayers, and fertilizer or “dry-granular” spreaders as well as several different calibration techniques.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Common Ornamental Plant Pests | Idaho Approval #2023166

3 credits: Recertification
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.
 

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Ornamental Ornamental
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Common Turfgrass Weeds | Idaho Approval #2023167

1 credit: Recertification
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 with a working knowledge of weed biology, weed identification, and how herbicides work.
 

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Turf Turf
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Cultural Practices for Turf Management | Idaho Approval #2023168

1 credit: Recertification
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers 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.
 

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Turf Turf
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Idaho Approval #

2 credits: Recertification
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.

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Ornamental Ornamental
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Environmental Fate and Transport of Pesticides | Idaho Approval #2023170

1 credit: Recertification
Pesticides are a key factor in pest management but it is important to understand what happens to those pesticides after the application. This course will review some key characteristics of environmental factors that can affect how pesticides move and degrade in the environment.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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General Structural Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023171

3 credits: Recertification
As certified or licensed professionals we have legal responsibilities that we must fulfill in every job that we do. Not only do have to control pests, but we also have to do the paperwork and legwork that documents our applications. This course reviews the basics of general structural pest management.

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Structural Structural
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German Cockroach Control | Idaho Approval #2023172

1 credit: Recertification
German cockroaches can be a difficult pest to control. The temptation for most pest control operators is to reach for the pesticide right away, but there is much more involved in controlling a German cockroach infestation. This class will focus on an eco-friendly approach to German roach control strategies in the most difficult environments.

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Cockroach Cockroach
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History of Integrated Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023173

1 credit: Recertification
What is integrated pest management? The reality is nobody can agree on what integrated pest management is. This course will cover what IPM is and what isn't and how to be practical about IPM strategies.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Home Lawn and Landscape Management | Idaho Approval #2023175

1 credit: Recertification
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.
 

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Turf Turf
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IPM for Ornamental Plant Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023176

1 credit: Recertification
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.
 

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Ornamental Ornamental
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IPM for Termite Prevention | Idaho Approval #2023177

1 credit: Recertification
Termites are one of the most destructive pests in the United States. But there are several common-sense IPM practices that can be implemented to make a structure less inviting to termites from the start. This course will provide a review of IPM principles, termite biology, and several IPM practices to make any structure less attractive to termites.

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Termite Termite
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IPM for Turf Management | Idaho Approval #2023178

1 credit: Recertification
As a turf manager, 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.
 

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Turf Turf
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IPM, Insect Sampling, & Calibration | Idaho Approval #2023196

1 credit: Recertification
Managing your row crops takes time and attention to detail. Your IPM strategy, insect sampling techniques, and pesticide applications all need to work together. This course covers the basics of sound IPM principles, insect sampling techniques, and how to effectively calibrate your equipment to help applicators manage their crop.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Idaho Approval #2023179

3 credits: Recertification
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.
 

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Ornamental Ornamental
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Mole Management | Idaho Approval #2023180

1 credit: Recertification
Moles can be the bane of a well-kept lawn. But is it really a mole? Moles, voles, shrews, and pocket gopher damage can look the same to the untrained eye. This course covers the physiological differences between moles and other look-alike vertebrate pests, trapping techniques, and toxicant options.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Natural Areas Weed Management | Idaho Approval #2023182

3 credits: Recertification
This course is for agricultural pesticide applicators who want to become certified as commercial or public applicators of restricted-use pesticides for the control of natural areas. It outlines various invasive weeds in natural areas and how an applicator should go about treating natural areas with respect to wildlife and the environment.

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Weed Control Weed Control
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Ornamental Pesticide Application Equipment and Calibration | Idaho Approval #2023

1 credit: Recertification
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.

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Ornamental Ornamental
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Idaho Approval #2023183

1 credit: Recertification
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 understand the protections and limitations of PPE.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023184

1 credit: Recertification
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.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Idaho Approved #2023185

1 credit: Recertification
Pesticides may be applied 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.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Formulations | Idaho Approval #2023186

1 credit: Recertification
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Idaho Approval #2023187

1 credit: Recertification
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 need to be concerned with the hazards associated with exposure to the chemical and not just the toxicity of the pesticide.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Labels and Safety Data Sheets | Idaho Approval #2023188

1 credit: Recertification
Pesticide labels and safety data sheets (SDS) appear to contain much of the same information. While the label is the law, an SDS is not considered the law. As an applicator, it is important to understand the difference between a pesticide label and a safety data sheet and know what information can be found in each document. This course will review the various parts of pesticide labels and safety data sheets to identify the similarities and differences.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticides in the Environment | Idaho Approval #2023189

1 credit: Recertification
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment. 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.
 

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pollinator Stewardship | Idaho Approval #2023190

1 credit: Recertification
This course provides an outline of the primary concerns of the bee-keeping 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.
 

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Pollinator Pollinator
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Respiratory Protection | Idaho Approval #2023191

1 credit: Recertification
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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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Right of Way: Pest Control | Idaho Approval #2023192

3 credits: Recertification
This course will help applicators understand the five main groups of pests, identifying those pests, and help applicators decide on management strategies. It will also convert the main causes of plant disease, plant life cycles, and the development stages through which plants progress.
 

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Right Of Way Right Of Way
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Right of Way: Weed Control | Idaho Approval #2023194

3 credits: Recertification
This course will review the methods and techniques to manage vegetation on right-of-ways and non-cropland industrial sites safely without damage to non-target species, sites, objects, or the environment.
 

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Right Of Way Right Of Way
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Right-of-Way: Pest Management Overview | Idaho Approval #2023193

3 credits: Recertification
Pest management in right-of-way situations can be a challenge. The economic thresholds are different in right-of-way situations compared to either a landscape setting or an agricultural setting. This course provides an overview of pests common to rights-of-way, management solutions, a look at the equipment commonly used to treat rights-of-way, and a review of calibration steps for that equipment.
 

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Right Of Way Right Of Way
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Rodents and Other Vertebrate Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023195

2 credits: Recertification
An animal with a backbone or spinal column is called a vertebrate. A few vertebrates, such as rats and mice, are common pests in urban and industrial areas. Others are not pests in their normal habitats but may occasionally become pests when they conflict with humans. This course looks at basic management of common vertebrate pests. Be sure to understand all the regulations that apply in your geographic area before attempting to control vertebrate pests.

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Structural Structural
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Skunks: $mell the $uccess | Idaho Approval #2023197

1 credit: Recertification
This course will discuss the lifecycle and biology of skunks, habitat modification to discourage skunks from taking up residence, trapping tips and techniques, the basics of rodenticide use, and the basics of euthanizing if allowable by law. It is important to be familiar with state and local laws regarding skunk management.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Structure Infesting Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023198

3 credits: Recertification
Having a clear understanding of the hierarchy of insect classification is important. It helps us better understand the background of our pest decide the best course of action in controlling the pest. This course will cover some of the structure infesting pests commonly encountered by structural pesticide applicators and technicians.

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Structural Structural
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Structure Invading Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023199

3 credits: Recertification
As a pest control technician, it's important to be familiar with the pests in the region as well as where they reproduce. In some cases, it is difficult to determine if the designated living space is inside or outside. This course covers the identification and management of pests that generally live outside but will invade a structure if the conditions are favorable.

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Structural Structural
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Termite Inspection and Treatment | Idaho Approval #2023200

1 credit: Recertification
Inspecting and treating for termites can be a difficult process. Being familiar with common types of construction is extremely helpful. This course is a tour of the Mississippi State University Extension termite training facility. The facility consists of 12 different stations, each representing an area of a building or home where termites could enter the structure.

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Termite Termite
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Turfgrass Disease, Insect, and Vertebrate Pests | Idaho Approval #2023201

1 credit: Recertification
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 an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management.
 

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Turf Turf
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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | Idaho Approval #2023202

2 credits: Recertification
This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for various turfgrasses, the multiple steps involved, and the different tools and techniques to successfully control the environment.
 

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Turf Turf
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Understanding Rodenticides & Their Labels | Idaho Approval #2023203

1 credit: Recertification
Rodenticides are becoming a widely discussed and concerning topic in the pest control field. There is a growing public concern at the risk of secondary and non-target poisonings when rodenticides are used. As a pest control operator is it your responsibility to understand how rodenticides work and how to read their labels. This course discusses the common types of rodenticides, their appropriate application, the risks involved with the use of each type of rodenticide, and takes a look at specific label language.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Voles: Biology, Damage, and Control | Idaho Approval #2023204

1 credit: Recertification
Voles are known by a variety of names, meadow mice or field mice for example. Voles are rodents, meaning they like to chew on things, but they rarely enter structures and are primarily a pest in landscape settings. But they are often confused with mice by many homeowners. This course will cover the basics of vole identification, biology, and damage as well as several control methods including trapping and rodenticide use.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Wood-Destroying Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2023205

6 credits: Recertification
Termites are just one of the many wood-destroying pests found throughout the United States. Carpenter ants, powderpost beetles, and wood-damaging fungi can also cause severe structural damage if not properly managed. This course will cover the primary wood-destroying pests found through the country, the recommended treatments for each of those pests, and the primary sources of excess structural moisture.

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Structural Structural
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