Integrated Pest Management Academy

Welcome to the online Integrated Pest Management Academy!

Online Integrated Pest Management Academy Webinars

The following prerecorded webinars are available for viewing at any time. Simply click on the webinar titles of your choice. Pesticide recertification credits for Michigan applicators are available for completing these webinars.

Questions or concerns? Please contact Carol Blake at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Directions for claiming pesticide recertification credits

Viewers may earn 1 Michigan pesticide recertification credit for every 2 webinars viewed. In order to receive credits, users must click on the webinar title below, click through the introductory survey, view the webinar and complete the survey following the webinar. You must click through the survey to view the webinar, but participation in answering is voluntary.

To request MDARD pesticide recertification credits, YOU MUST PROVIDE the following information to Carol Blake at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  1. Full name
  2. Phone number
  3. Applicator number
  4. Type of credit requested (private or commercial core)
  5. Titles of webinars viewed including date and time completed for each

You may only claim credits once, so do not request credits until you have completed all the webinars you intend to seek credits for.

Click on the titles below to view the described webinar:

Introduction to Integrated Pest Management

Learn about the history of pest management, the evolution of integrated pest management (IPM) and the tenants that define implementation in the field.

Integrated Pest Management Resources

Learn about the integrated pest management resources Michigan State University and Extension have to offer agricultural producers.

Entomology 101

In this compact primer on insects learn the vocabulary to help you properly identify insects and better understand the role of insects in the world.

Plant Pathology 101

This introductory webinar covers the basics of plant pathogens and introduces viewers to the some popular control methods.

Soil Science 101

This webinar highlights the importance of soil characteristics and their potential impacts on agricultural producers. Due to some technical difficulties, you must follow this link, http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Soil_Science_101, after viewing the webinar to complete a post-webinar survey. Remember you must at least click through the survey to request pesticide recertification credits. Thank you for your cooperation.

Plant Science 101

Learn the basics of plant anatomy and physiology—particularly handy for those who struggle with weed identification. Due to some technical difficulties, you must follow this link, http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Plant_Science_101, after viewing the webinar to complete a post-webinar survey. Remember you must at least click through the survey to request pesticide recertification credits. Thank you for your cooperation.

Pesticides 101

An introduction to mode of action, pesticide resistance and factors that impact whether pesticides are effective.

Insect Scouting in Fruit Crops

This primer offers a fruit-specific module on how insect scouting occurs in the real world based.

SAREThis program is supported in part by North Central Region - Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension (NCR-SARE).

The MSU IPM Program maintains this site as an access point to pest management information at MSU. The IPM Program is administered within the Department of Entomology, fueled by research from the AgBioResearch, delivered to citizens through MSU Extension, and proud to be a part of Project GREEEN.