February 13, 2019

Capital District Pesticide Applicator’s Recertification Day

Capital District Pesticide Applicator’s Recertification Day

March 12, 2019

Registration: 7:30—8:30 am


The Century House

997 New Loudon Rd. (Rte. 9)

Latham, NY 12110


Registration is available online at https://tinyurl.com/PesticideRecertDay2019, or call 518-765-3518 or email cce-caahp@cornell.edu for assistance with registration. For a downloadable, printable brochure for mail-in registration: https://tinyurl.com/PRDprintable

General Morning Session

(3 CORE credits requested)

8:30 —9:30 New Study Results: Common Pesticide Residues in Rural Homes of New York State Speaker: Dr. Joseph Laquatra, Jr., Cornell College of

Human Ecology

9:30—9:50 Whole Farm Risk Management Speaker: Steve Hadcock, CCE (CAAHP)

9:50—10:00 Break

10:00 —11:00: DEC Updates to New York Pesticide

Applicator  Certifiction

 11:00—12:00 Assessing Pesticide Hazard and Risk: Glyphosate, A Case Study

Speaker: Dan Wixted, Cornell PMEP

12:00—1:00 pm

Catered Lunch (60 minute break)

Afternoon Sessions

Please choose one of the three afternoon sessions


(credits requested for categories 3A, 3B, 3C, 9 and 10)

1:00—2:25 Back to Basics: Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Ornamental and Turf Plant Pests and Pathogens

Speakers: Margery Daughtrey, CCE Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center and Lindsey Christianson, CCE (CAAHP)

2:00—4:00 Pests, Pathogens and Other Common Problems in Turf

Speaker: Kyle Wickings, Cornell Department of Entomology


(credits requested for categories 1A, 1B, 4, 9, 10, 21,

22, 23 and 31)

1:00—2:00 Basic Biology of Fungi Bacteria and Viruses

Speaker: Aaron Gabriel, CCE (CAAHP)

2:00—3:00 Fungicide Resistance Management Speakers: Aaron Gabriel, CCE (CAAHP) and Crys- tal Stewart, Cornell Eastern Commercial Horticulture

3:00—4:00 Fungicides 101

Speaker: Katrin Ayer, Cornell graduate student


(credits requested for categories 7A, 7B, 7C, 8, 9, 10 and 23 )

Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Con- trolling Cockroaches, with Dr. Changlu Wang, Rutgers Department of Entomology

Other speakers and topics TBA