Last chance to receive pesticide recertification credits from the IPM Academy Online

Up to five commercial or private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators until Dec. 31, 2016. No registration or fees required.

Looking to learn more about integrated pest management (IPM) or get some end-of-year recertification credits? Check out Michigan State University’s IPM Academy Online Webinars, a series of on-demand webinars created to help Michigan growers identify pest management resources and understand IPM basics.

Registration is not required and they are available for free. Simply visit the IPM Academy Online Webinars webpage at your convenience and view one or all of the prerecorded webinars. Viewers can earn up to five pesticide recertification credits. A computer with internet connectivity, a web browser and speakers are required.

The following webinars are currently available for viewing:

  • MDARD Nursery Program Update
  • Summer 2015 Nursery Update
  • Becoming an Insect Investigator: Interpreting Vegetable Pest Symptoms and Signs
  • Tactics for Vegetable Disease Management
  • Hop IPM
  • What’s Wrong With My Vegetable Plants?
  • Chestnut IPM
  • Introduction to Integrated Pest Management
  • Integrated Pest Management Resources
  • Entomology 101
  • Plant Pathology 101
  • Soil Science 101
  • Plant Science 101
  • Pesticides 101
  • Insect Scouting in Fruit Crops

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Erin Lizotte at to make arrangements. Requests will be fulfilled when possible.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 2015-09785. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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