IPM Practices for Landscape Pest Management | Maryland Approval #MDAInt736

Instructor: Sarah Racine

The Effective Pesticide Applications in Landscape and Turf Settings course teaches pesticide applicants in Maryland the advantages and factors to consider when creating an integrated pest management (IPM) program.

The course includes a range of pest management techniques, including sanitation, augmentation, mechanical and cultural control, and pesticide use. Additionally, the course provides guidance on liquid pesticide application equipment and calibration, as well as techniques for applying granule pesticides, baits/traps, and tree injection and implantation.

Students also learn how to maintain pesticide application equipment and determine the amount of pesticide needed based on pesticide type and area size.

Pesticide applicators in Maryland who take this course will:

  • Know the types of pesticide application equipment used in landscape, turf, and interiorscape settings.
  • Understand the different pest management approaches that comprise an IPM.
  • Be able to explain how to utilize granule pesticides, tree injection and implantation, and baits/traps.
  • Determine how to maintain and calibrate pesticide application equipment.