April 2019 Recertification Workshop

Earn credits in Illinois and Indiana!

The registration fee for this one-day certification course is $35 for IPCA members and $55 for non-members. 


April 30, 2019
Location Coming Soon!
O'Fallon, IL

Registration coming soon! 

Educational Program

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM 

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM 
Occasional Invaders

Mike Weissman, Syngenta

Cockroaches are more than just a nuisance pest. They contaminate our food, spread diseases, and can even cause respiratory illness. Don’t miss this informative session to learn about the diseases these dangerous pests carry, as well as key biology and behavior information you need to take your cockroach control program to the next level. Critical IPM control solutions for challenging infestations will also be covered. Take this great opportunity to add another set of skills to your toolbox!

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Refreshment Break

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Stinging Pests

Heather King, Target Specialty Products

This course will cover the basic biology and behavior of common stinging pests.  We will also take a deeper dive into insect sociality and how that affects the way we approach control.  Stinging Pest Best Management strategies will be covered with an emphasis on worker safety. 

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM 
Refreshment Break

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Wood Destroying Beetles and Fungus

Heather King, Target Specialty Products

When it comes to wood destroying organisms, termites get most of the attention!  This course will highlight the biology, behavior, and damage caused by the "other" wood destroying organisms.  We will touch on carpenter ants and bees, but focus most of the course time on Wood Destroying Beetles and Fungus.  

11:45 AM


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