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February 16-17, 2021

Victory Life Church

2066 Highway 6 & 50 Fruita, CO

FEES
Commercial Applicators (Qualified Supervisors/Certified Operators)–$110Private Applicators, Technicians, Others–$55

Late Fee (After 2/9/21):+$10,

Cancellation must be received by:
2/2/2021 for a full refund
2/9/2021 for a 50% refund
no refund after 2/9/2021

Covid Risk Release form


To receive credit(s) in any category other than core categories
you must register as a commercial applicator.

Continuing education credits are also available for commercial pesticide applicators licensed in UT, NM, and WY. If other state credits are needed please contact us, and we will try to make arrangements.


Registration is closed for 2021.
Walk-in registration not available this year.

Click here for hotel information.

Tentative Schedule

Tuesday AM, February 16th

Core Categories

Main Auditorium

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00 Pesticide & Their Families &
Use of Pesticides

Thia Walker
CSU-Ft. Collins
9:00-10:00 Laws & Regulations I & II
Rules & Regs Updates
Audrey Cooper
Colorado Dept. of Agriculture
10:00-10:30 Break  
10:30-11:30
Applicator Safety & Public Safety
Vince Urbina
Colorado State Forest Service-retired
11:30-12:00 Environmental Protection
Teresa Nees
Mesa Co.
12:00-1:00 Box lunch will be provided (included with registration fee) at Victory Life Church.

Tuesday PM, February 16th

Agriculture Session

Upstairs Auditorium

You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in ANY of the following categories

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
1:00-2:00 108 Aquatic Pest Management
Dr. Perry Cabot
Colorado State University-Fruita
2:00-3:00 101 Ag Insects
Dr. Whitney Cranshaw
Colorado State University Extension-Ft. Collins
3:00-3:15 Break  
3:15-4:15 103 Ag Weeds
Seth Urbanowitz
Colorado State University Extension-Tri River Area
4:15-5:15 102 Ag Plant Diseases
Dr. Jane Stewart
Colorado State University-Ft. Collins

Tuesday PM, February 16th

Turf/Ornamental Session

Main Auditorium

You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any of the following categories

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
1:00-2:00 206 (1) Turf
Dr. Tony Koski
Colorado State University
2:00-300 206 (2) Turf
Turf Diseases

Dr. Tony Koski
Colorado State University-Ft. Collins
3:00-3:15 Break  
3:15-4:15 207 (1) Ornamental
Dr. Whitney Cranshaw
Colorado State University Extension-Ft. Collins
4:15-5:00 207 (2) Ornamental
Dr. Tamla Blunt
Colorado State University Extension-Ft. Collins

Wednesday AM, February 17th

Natural Resources Session

Upstairs Auditorium

You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any of the following categories

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00 106 Forest Pest Control

Dan West
Colorado State Forest Service
9:00-10:00 107 Rangeland Pest Control

Susan Carter
Colorado State University Extension-Tri River Area
10:00-10:15 Break  
10:15-11:15 109 Industrial & Right of Way
Montana Cohn
Mesa Co.-Weed and Pest Control
11:15-12:15 302 Outdoor Vertebrate Control
Dan Uhrich

Wednesday AM, February 17th

Residential & Comm. Session

Upstairs Auditorium

You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any of the following categories

Time
Category
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00 304 (1) Residential/Commercial
Dr. Whitney Cranshaw
Colorado State University Extension-Ft. Collins
9:00-10:00 304 (2) Residential/Commercial
Dr. Tamla Blunt
Colorado State University Extension-Ft. Collins
10:00-10:15 Break  
10:15-11:15 301 Wood Destroying Organisms
Termite IPM
Dr. Bob Davis
Jared Harris
BASF
11:15-12:15 110 Public Health
Dr. Thomas Ore
Mesa County Health Department

This page was updated January 15, 2021