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Pesticide credits offered in-person, remotely

 

December 2, 2021



PULLMAN — The last chance to re-certify for pesticide credits this year is Dec. 10.

Washington State University (WSU) and the University of Idaho (UI) offer the program from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clarkston Campus of Walla Walla Community College in Clarkston or online via Zoom.

There is no charge to participate in the program.

Five Washington and Oregon, and 4 Idaho re-certification credits have been applied for during the program.

Topics for the program include are:

• Invasive and Noxious Weed Management Obligations and Strategies for Landowners by Doug Finkelnberg, UI Nez Perce County Extension

• Management of Pulse Crop Diseases in the Pacific Northwest by Dr. Lyndon Porter, WSU Prosser

• Identification and Management of Insect Pest in Legumes, Wheat, and Canola by Dale Whaley, WSU Douglas County Extension

• Asian Giant Hornets and Cereal Aphids by Dr. Arash Rashed, University of Idaho Entomologist

• Identification and Management of Winter Wheat Diseases by Dr. Tim Murray, WSU Plant Pathologist

People may participate at the Clarkston Campus of Walla Walla Community College in person, which is located at 1470 Bridge Street in Clarkston, Wash. The program starts in the lecture hall. Face masks are required. No food is allowed. No pre-registration is required.

People wanting to attend remotely can use Zoom. The Zoom link for all five presentations is https://wsu.zoom.us/j/93979992050. No pre-registration is required. Registration is required at 8:45 a.m. on the day of the program by signing in on the Zoom link for registration.

For additional information, contact Mark Heitstuman at the WSU Asotin County Extension Office at 509-243-2009.

 

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