Fly Control on the Dairy: Barn Fly IPM (1.25 credits in NY)



This module will provide practical information on the IPM approach to help minimize and manage house flies and stable flies, the two most common fly pests affecting dairy cattle in and around confinement facilities. While the focus is primarily on management of house and stable flies affecting dairy cattle, much of the information also has applications for managing these fly pests on beef cattle, horses, and other animals in barns and confinement.

Students completing this module will:

  • Understand the importance and potential impact of house and stable flies (common nuisance and biting flies) on dairy animal health and production.
  • Identify and understand the biology of house and stable flies affecting dairy animals in NY.
  • Understand the importance of an integrated approach to managing house and stable flies affecting dairy animals in barns and confinement.
  • Identify management options and opportunities to manage house and stable flies and reduce risk of developing pesticide resistance.

Successful completion of this module will earn you 1.25 recertification credits for New York State DEC certified pesticide applicators in categories 1b, 10, and 31.

*If you are certified in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or West Virginia, check the appropriate state-specific credit information page under the "Store Menu" to confirm approval and recertification credit values.

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

Price: $37.50