Introduction to Developing an IPM Strategy: Components and Resources (1 credit in NY)



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Before going into the development of an IPM (Integrated Pest Management) strategy it is important to get an idea of what IPM is. According to information found on the NYS IPM Program website,

IPM is:

  • your choice for solid science and sound solutions in dealing with pests. The NYS IPM Program promotes safe, least-toxic solutions to both pest and pesticide problems.
  • integrated because it brings together, or integrates, a range of biological, organic, cultural, mechanical, and chemical options for pest problems. And it's about management because you can only manage pests - you can't eliminate them.
  • no longer just focused on insect pests, the range now includes fungi, bacteria, viruses, weeds, wildlife, and more.

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 60 minutes. 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 YOU MUST do is to click on the certificate function. A temporary certificate generated. An official certificate will be mailed to you.

One credit awarded for NYS categories 1a, 2, 3a, 9, 10, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25.

*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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