Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Mississippi Approval #MS20180126

$35.00

2 Hour course | Approved for 2 Credits: Category VII(B)
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Mississippi. 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.
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Description

 

FIELD FUMIGATION 
FOR MANAGING VERTEBRATE PESTS


 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Fumigants are pesticides that convert to a toxic gas when introduced to the atmosphere. Fumigants are used to control pests in two main areas: structures, such as homes and grain bins and burrows, such as those created by prairie dogs, skunks or woodchucks. This presentation will focus on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in the field.

After completing this course in its entirety, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the various types of fumigation devices and products used to control vertebrate pests in the field
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of fumigation as a control method
  • Know the best practices for effective use of fumigants
  • Abide by the label restrictions to protect non-targets and applicators from harm

 

Lesson 1 – Fumigants as a pest control method

  • Definition of a fumigant
  • Advantages of fumigants
  • Disadvantages of fumigants
  • Regulatory categories of fumigants
  • Carbon monoxide fumigation
  • Safety concerns  

Lesson 2

  • Ignitable gas cartridges
  • Endangered species (EPA’s Bulletins Live! Two)
  • Giant Destroyer Best Practices
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Lesson 3

  • Rat Ice and Burrow Characteristics
  • Aluminum phosphide (AP) regulatory history

Lesson 4

  • Aluminum phosphide (AP) application
  • Target Concentrations
  • Burrow Conditions

Lesson 5

  • Fumigation Management Plan
  • Practice Application

Lesson 6

  • Aluminum phosphide (AP) Testing
  • Postings
  • Insights
  • AP Safety

Final Assessment 


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