Pesticide Safety Distance Education Class:
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is a major partner in all the activities at the AGITC. Besides helping with technology and distance capability, ACES staff teach all or part of many educational meetings each year. Recently, with the permission of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, ACES has launched a new Pesticide Safety Distance Education class that can be taken at home or work at anytime of the year.
If you wish to gain recertification points for any license, simply do the following:
ACES Green Industry Certificates :
The Alabama Green Industry Training Center, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama Landscape and Nursery Association and the City of Daphne will be presenting and hosting an Alabama Certified Landscape Professional Program at the Daphne City Hall.
Participants will learn pruning, planting, pest management, plant identification and use, turf management and much more to progress in their careers. Participants will learn during class lectures, hands-on labs and on the Web from numerous industry educators and professionals.
Tuition includes four day-long classes, textbook, web-based support for one year, membership in the Alabama Nursery and Landscape Association and the opportunity to pass the ALCLP Exam and earn the prestigious industry certification.
Agenda: Classes meet at the Daphne City Hall, four Thursdays in February from 9:00 – 3:30 each day.
February 2, Landscape Pest Management – learn more about managing insect, disease, weed and non-pathogenic pests in the landscapes you supervise. This class will also award 10 pesticide recertification points for the OTPS/OTPC licenses and will help prepare you for either exam. Note: you may take this class as an individual offering for $42 and you will also earn the 10 recertification points.
February 9, Planting, Pruning, Fertilization and Turf Management – an excellent class for those who install and maintain landscape and turf plantings and want to learn modern, research-based information.
February 16, Landscape Design and Plant Materials - become more confident with your design and plant selection as learn from regional experts.
February 23, ALCLP Exam Review and Exams – participants will be given a three-hour review and refresher before the practical and paper exams begin @ 1:00 PM.
Please contact Alabama Cooperative Extension System Certification Coordinator, David Hubbard @ 205-612-0758 or 205-981-2326 or email @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Fred Kapp, AGITC Educational Director @ 205-862-2588 or email@example.com. Tuition may be paid at the door on 2/2/12, but please let us know you wish to attend to allow for refreshments and textbooks. Checks should be made payable to AGITC.