Tuesday, January 18, 2011

CEUs are needed to maintain professional status

Recertification is an opportunity for 'Green Industry' professionals to maintain their professional qualifications.  Certification helps in marketing  services and products. To assist  in maintaining these certifications, the Tri River Area 2011 Pest Management Workshop has been approved for recertification by two certifying organizations, PLANET and the American Society of Agronomy.

PLANET (Professional Landcare Network, Inc.) has approved 1 CEU for each hour of training attended for the following certifications:

1. Landscape Industry Certified Manager (formerly CLP)

2. Landscape Industry Certified Technician - Exterior (formerly CLT-E)

3. Landscape Industry Certified Technician – Interior (formerly CLT-I)

3. Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician (formerly CTP-CSL)

4. Landscape Industry Certified Horticultural Technician (formerly known as COLP)

Certified Crop Advisor Certification is available through the American Society of Agronomy as follows:

Soil and Water Management – 3 credits if you attend the following

Tue 8:30 - 9:30 Understanding Pesticide Fate for Protection of Water     Resources

Tue 9:45 - 11:00 Pollution Discharge Permits

Tue 1:00 - 2:00 Aquatic pest Control

Pest management – 3 credits if you attend the following

Tue 2:00 - 3:00 Ag Weed Control

Tue 3:15 - 4:15 Ag Insect Control

Tue 4:15 - 5:15 Ag Disease Control

Crop Management – 1 credit if you attend the following

Wed 9:00 - 10:00 Rangeland Pest Control

The schedule for the Pest Management Workshop is available at http://wci.colostate.edu/shtml/PestManagementWorkshop2011.shtml

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