In this online course, you'll learn about:
Remember, safely applying pesticides requires understanding of how much product is being used. The amount of pesticide to 'add to the tank' depends on the output of the equipment, the size of the application area, and the label-listed rate.
In this course, we review the basic math principles involved in converting between units and calculating. Been a while since you reviewed fractions and geometry? That's ok! With this course, we start at the beginning, and offer plenty of opportunity to practice.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
To earn pesticide recertification credits, this ODA-approved course must be completed in the following order:
This course is self-paced and does not have an instructor.
This online course is approved for Oregon Department of Agriculture's pesticide applicator recertification credit.
The following courses are also currently approved by ODA's Pesticide Certification and license renewal:
Kaci Buhl is an Associate Professor of Practice at Oregon State University (OSU). She coordinates the Statewide Pesticide Safety Education Program, working to educate professional pesticide applicators. On the national level, Ms. Buhl is the Deputy Director of the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative, which creates pesticide manuals, exams, and other resources for professionals. She studied integrated pest management (IPM) at Michigan State University and previously coordinated the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC).