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Bryan Jensen, IPM Program

Receive CCA exam training from UW-Madison and UWEX specialists starting Dec 1.

The University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service and the UW Integrated Pest Management Program will offer a series of online webinar training sessions designed to complement and assist with your preparation for the state Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) exam. This webinar series features UW Extension specialists as instructors and will broadcast live via internet connection. Participants will be able to view the instructor’s PowerPoint presentation on their computer screen and ask questions through chat messaging. Webinars will be broadcast each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Dec. 1 to December 19, 2014. All webinars will start at 9:00 am and conclude by either 11:00 or 11:30. Please see the webinar schedule for a list of dates, speakers and topics.

The vast majority of workplace computers (newer computer and a fast internet connection) are capable of handling webinar technology. A URL will be provided in advance to test hardware, sound and video capabilities. A list of electronic crop management resources will also be supplied to participants to help with self-study.  Registration for the webinar series and electronic references is $75/person. Credit card payments can be made online at https://www.patstore.wisc.edu/ipm/register.asp

 

Date

Instructor

Subject

Time

Monday, December 1

Bryan Jensen IPM Program

Dr. Joe Lauer UW Agronomy

Introduction Corn Production

9:00 -9:10 9:10-11:00

Wednesday, December 3

Dr. Dan Undersander UW Agronomy

Forage Production

9:00-11:00

Friday, December 5

Dr. Shawn Conley UW Agronomy

Small Grain and Soybean Production

9:00-11:00

Monday, December 8

Bryan Jensen
UW IPM Program and Dept. of Entomology

Field Crop Insect Management

9:00-11:00

Wednesday, December 10

Dr. Vince Davis UW Agronomy

Dr. Glenn Nice
UW Pesticide Applicator Training Program

Weed Management

Rules and Regulations for Pesticide Application

9:00-11:00 11:00-11:30

Friday, December 12

Dr. Carrie Laboski

Nutrient Management

9:00-11:00

Monday, December 15

Scott Sturgul NPM Program

Nutrient Management

9:00-11:00

Wednesday, December 17

Dr. Damon Smith UW Dept. of Plant Pathology

Field Crop Disease Management

9:00-11:00

Friday, December 19

Dr. Carrie Laboski

Dr. Francisco Arriaga UW Soil Science

Bryan Jensen IPM Program

Nutrient Management

Soil and Water Management

CCA Exam, Q &A

9:00-10:00 10:00-11:15

11:15-11:30

For questions, call or email Bryan Jensen at 608-263-4073 or email at bmjense1@wisc.edu    For more information on the CCA program, international and state performance objectives and exam registration please go to the CCA website at https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/

 

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