Insect Biocontrol (1 credit in NY)



Introduction: Biological control is the use of natural organisms to help us control pests. These helpful organisms can be insects, bacteria, fungi, and others, but this module focuses on insect biocontrol.

This information was prepared by Abby Seaman and Marguerite Wells, New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension, and Donna Kowalski, Pesticide Management Education Program. Contact Abby at ajs32@cornell with questions about this module.


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 will be 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, 2, 3a, 3b, 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.

Price: $30.00