APPROVED INTERNET COURSES FOR MASSACHUSETTS 2020

RECERTIFICATION TRAINING - PMEP DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER

 

Required Announcement

Attendance during the training

Pesticide Applicators / Dealers receiving credit must sit and be present through the entirety of the training in order to obtain the CEU’s that are being offered. The applicator may NOT partake in any activities that would distract or otherwise draw attention away from the training. This includes but is not limited to the following:

• Taking or making phone calls

• Using phones for anything that is not related to the class that is being provided

• Coming in late

• Leaving early

• Being disruptive

Identification to obtain CEU

By receiving the CEU or Contact Hour Certificate for the training you are attesting to be the individual that is registered for the workshop. Should the training provider and/or Department discover that the individual attending the training and possessing the CEU is making false identity claims, the individuals involved may be penalized by revocation or suspension of pesticide license(s).

Submission of CEU’s to the Department

After the training, the Contact Hour Certificate or CEU will be issued; however, it will NOT be signed or endorsed by the training providers unless it is first properly completed with the applicators information (Complete name and license number).

Please note: You are to hold onto this CEU and are only required to send in to the Department IF you are audited. The Department will not accept a CEU that does not have both the applicators signature and the training providers’ signature. Only the original signed CEU will be accepted during the audit.

Training Providers Rights

The training provider and/or Department reserves the right to withdraw or revoke contact hours or CEU’s if any of the above listed behaviors are observed/experienced or violates any of the providers’ instructions/policies.

 

 

(Note: Courses with NA in credit column are not approved for credit in Massachusetts)
Course Name Course No. Contact Hour
Categories Approved For
Module 4:        Toxicity of Pesticides
2020-000144
1
any, L (core)
Module 6:        Ecology and Environment
2020-000145
1
any, L (core)
Module 7:        Safety Precautions with Pesticides
2020-000146
1
any, L (core)
Module 8:        Personal Protection
2020-000147
1
any, L (core)
Module 20:      Weatherwise Application
NA
NA
NA
Module 21:      Pesticide Disposal
NA
NA
NA
Module 22:      Pesticide Storage
NA
NA
NA
Asian Soybean Aphid Integrated Pest Management on Soybeans
2020-000140 1 24, 31, 33, 48, 59
Beating Phytophthora Blight
2020-000142
1
26, 29, 31, 33, 49
Bed Bugs Part 1 - Introduction to Bed Bugs and Their Behavior
NA NA NA
Bed Bugs Part 2 - Inspection NA NA NA
Bed Bugs Part 3 - Integrated Management
2020-000143 1 41, 46
Current Status of Herbicide Resistance in Weeds
 NA NA NA
Ecological Weed Management
2020-000148
1
24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 31, 32, 33, 39, 40, 49, L (core)
Effective Spraying with Backpack Sprayers
2020-000162 1 any Private, 33, L (core)
Effective Spraying with Boom Sprayers
2020-000163
1 any Private, 33, L (core)
Fly Control on the Dairy: Barn Fly IPM 2020-000141 1 24, 33, 49
How Herbicides Work
2020-000152 1 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 39, 40, 48, 49, L (core)
Insect Biocontrol
NA
NA
NA
Integrated Pest Management of Insect Pests on Field Corn 2020-000165 1 24, 31, 33, 48, 49, L (core)
Integrated Tick Management 2020-000166 1 36, 37, 41, 46, 48, L (core)
Introduction to Developing an IPM Strategy: Components and Resources
2020-000151
1
any, L (core)
Introduction to NEWA & Its Use In IPM
2020-000150
1
24, 25, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 36, 37, 49, L (core)
IPM for Foliar Diseases of Soybeans 2020-000149 1 26, 29, 31, 33, 49, L (core)
Mechanical Weed Management
NA
NA
NA
Nozzle Selection & Calibration in Orchard Canopy Sprayers
2020-000156 1 25, 27, 29, 33, 36, 49, L (core)
Nozzle Selection & Calibration in Vineyard Canopy Sprayers
2020-000157 1 25, 27, 29, 33, 36, 49, L (core)
Pasture Fly Management on the Dairy 2020-000158 1 24, 33, 49, L (core)
Principles of Managing Herbicide Resistance
2020-000159 1 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, 40, 49, L (core)
Protecting Water from Pesticide Pollution
2020-000155
1
any, L (core)
Scouting After a Herbicide Application & Confirming Herbicide
2020-000153 1 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 37, 39, 40, 48, 49, L (core)
Scouting Basics – The Hows and Whys
2020-000154
1
24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 37, 48, 49, L (core)
Swede Midge Biology and Management
2020-000161
1
26, 29, 31, 33, L (core)
Sweet Corn IPM
2020-000160
1
31, 33, L (core)
Weed Suppressive Groundcovers
NA NA NA
What is Herbicide Resistance?
2020-000164 1 any, Private, 33, 37, 40, L (core)
Wild Bees, Farms, and Pesticides NA NA NA

 

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has raised the number for allowable contact hours or continuing education units earned from a Web-Based Training (WBT) to ½. The number of credits allowed for WBT will now be the following:

Credential Type Required # of CEU # of CEU allowed for WBT
Commercial Certification 12 6
Private Applicator 12 6
Commercial Applicator 6 3
Dealer 3 1.5