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2023 Western Colorado Pest Management Workshop

February 14-15

Victory Life Church

2066 Highway 6 & 50 Fruita, CO


FEES


Commercial Applicators*
(Qualified Supervisors/Certified Operators)–

Private Applicators, Technicians, Others–


Click here to register online
or
Call to register or request a refund 970-244-1834


Continuing education credits are also available for commercial pesticide applicators licensed in UT, NM. If other state credits are needed please contact us no later than 30 days prior to the workshop, and we will try to make arrangements.


Click here for hotel information.

Tentative Schedule

Tuesday AM, February 14th

Core Categories


Main Auditorium

TimeCategory
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00Pesticides & Their Families &
Environmental Protection
Lisa Blecker
CSU-Ft. Collins
9:00-10:00Laws & Regulations I & II
Updates
Audrey Bledon
Colorado Dept. of Ag
10:00-10:30Break-Thank You to Our Sponsors
10:30-11:30Public Safety & Use of PesticidesSarah Hirnyck
CSU-Ft. Collins
11:30-12:00Applicator SafetyLisa Blecker
CSU-Ft. Collins
12:00-1:00Box lunch provided at Victory Life Church
(Included with registration fee)

Thank You to Our Sponsors







Tuesday PM, February 14th

Agriculture Session
*

Upstairs Auditorium

TimeCategory
Title
Speaker
1:00-2:00108 Aquatic Pest Control
2:00-3:00101 Ag Insect Control
3:00-3:15Break
3:15-4:15102 Ag Disease Control
4:15-5:15103 Ag Weed Control
*You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any of these categories.

Tuesday PM, February 14th

Turf & Ornamental Session
*

Main Auditorium

TimeCategory
Title
Speaker
1:00-2:00207 (1) Ornamental
Japanese Beetle
Susan Carter
CSU-TRA Extension
2:00-3:00206 (1) Turf
Insects
Dr. Tony Koski
CSU-Ft. Collins
3:00-3:15Break
3:15-4:15206 (2) Turf
Diseases
Dr. Tony Koski
CSU-Ft. Collins
4:15-5:15207 (2) Ornamental
*You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any of these categories.

Wednesday AM, February 15th


Natural Resources Session
*

Main Auditorium

TimeCategory
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00106 Forest Pest Control
9:00-10:00107 Rangeland Pest Control
10:00-10:15Break
10:15-11:15109 Industrial & Right-Of-Way
11:15-12:15302 Outdoor Vertebrate Control
*You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any of these categories.

Wednesday AM, February 15th

Residential &


Commercial Session*

Upstrairs Auditorium

TimeCategory
Title
Speaker
8:00-9:00304 (1) Residential & CommercialDr. Whitney Cranshaw
CSU-retired
9:00-10:00304 (2) Residential & Commercial
10:00-10:15Break
10:15-11:15301 Wood Destroying OrganismsDr. Whitney Cranshaw
CSU-retired
11:15-12:15110 Public Heath
Disease Vectors
Chris Roundy
Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment
*You must register as a commercial applicator to receive credit in any of these categories.

Updated 11/9/22