The ABCs of MRLs (online e-learning course)
This online course is accredited for 1 hour of continuing education for California pest control advisers, private applicators/county permit holders, qualified applicators and aerial applicators.
When recommending and applying pest management products for crops that are destined for export, licensed PCAs, consultants, applicators and growers must be sure products applied are in compliance with Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) established by the governments of foreign customers. Failure to meet MRLs could be the loss of shipments and customers at considerable expense.
This accredited CEU course outlines the MRL issue and where to find information that will guide you to make pest management decisions that will keep shipments in compliance with regulations established by some 150 foreign trading partners. Click here to start the course.
Balancing Insect management with Environmental Concerns
This session will provide an update on the latest approaches for effective insect and mite management, and how these can be balanced with environmental regulations. Tools to evaluate the volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from pesticides and surface water protection measures will be reviewed. Almond Board of California is
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California Almonds—The Right Type for the Right Use (online e-learning course)
Understanding the differences between the wide assortment of almond varieties, forms and sizes, as well as common specifications for USDA grades and standards, makes it possible for buyers to select the appropriate type of almond for specific applications. Click here to start the course.
Disease Management for California Almond Production (online e-learning course) NEWLY UPDATED!
This online course is accredited for 2 hours of continuing education for California pest control advisers, private applicators/county permit holders, qualified applicators and aerial applicators. It is also accredited for 2 units (IPM) for Certified Crop Advisers.
The purpose of this course is to provide the most recent information on diseases that occur in California Almonds, including disease symptoms and management. The course emphasizes disease prevention using an IPM program with a focus on resistance management. Click here to start the course.
The Life Cycle of California Almonds (online e-learning course)
The almond life cycle is complex, beginning with a tiny grain of pollen and ending with a mature almond ready for processing and consumption. This course provides a background of the almond industry and describes the various stages of almond development. Click here to start the course.