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2009 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course
Aquatic, Upland and Invasive Weed Control; 
Aquatic Plant Identification

May 4-7, 2009

Coral Springs Marriott Hotel, Golf Club and Convention Center
Coral Springs, Florida

EXAM SCORESWho Should Attend? Specialized TrainingTentative AgendaSpecial Sessions Continuing Education UnitsConcurrent Sessions Certification ExaminationsPreparation for ExamsLive Plant & Weed ExhibitIFAS PublicationsRegistration InformationMeeting Site and Hotel Sponsor OpportunitiesSponsor AppreciationRelated SitesTravel & Area InformationFor Further InformationFlorida CEUs available (PDF)

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Specialized Training Sessions

The short course is designed to benefit those new to the industry and experienced professionals seeking a comprehensive update. Topics include:

  • General Standards (CORE) Training Sessions - Pesticide label interpretation, personal protection equipment, pesticide safety, pesticide handling and container disposal techniques.

  • airboatHerbicide/Pesticide Application Equipment Calibration Training Sessions - Calculation formulas, area measurements and equipment calibration calculations. Practice critical steps for proper equipment calibration that will assist you in passing category exams.

  • Plant Identification - Material providing identification characteristics of aquatic and invasive terrestrial and natural area weeds and economically important aquatic plants and potential control techniques.

  • Aquatic Pest Control Category Training Sessions - Aquatic weed management techniques, aquatic plant biology and environmental topics, and basic aquatic calibration.

  • Natural Areas Weed Management Training Sessions - Learn techniques to manage invasive weeds, both native and non-native, in natural areas such as parks, wildlife and ecological management areas, and terrestrial areas needing weed management.

 

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