Swede midge identification, biology, and management (1 credit)

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Swede midge biology and management

This material was prepared by Christy Hoepting (cah59@cornell.edu), Cornell Cooperative Extension Vegetable Specialist, Cornell Regional Vegetable Program

This course includes a narrated presentation. You will need a computer with speakers to take it.

The course covers identification, biology, and management of swede midge, a potentially serious insect pest of cruciferous crops that was introduced into the United States in 2004. 

Understanding how to recognize and manage this pest is essential for all crucifer growers to avoid building up high populations that could cause extensive economic damage. 

FACTS ABOUT this Module: This module is approved in New York for 1 recertification credit. You must be logged in and working in the course activities for a minimum of 1 hour. The credits are earned after completing the Pre-Test, reading and studying the content of the module, then successfully completing the Post-Test. The last thing is to click on the certificate function. A temporary certificate generated. An official certificate will be mailed to you. Successful completion of this module will earn you 1 recertification credit for New York State DEC certified pesticide applicators in categories 1a, 10, and 23.

*If you are certified in one of these states: Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or West Virginia, you can check the state specific information page to confirm approval and recertification credit value.

*Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, and Connecticut have approved all DLC courses and awards the same credits as New York.

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