Webinar: Integrating biological control with current Brazilian peppertree management (Online CEU opportunity)

Join UF/IFAS Extension for a webinar on Brazilian Peppertree Integrated Pest Management.

This webinar and CEU opportunity will share information about the integrated pest management for Brazilian peppertree and include information on new biological control agents for the invasive plant.

  • Dr. Carey Minteer, UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center
  • Ken Gioeli, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
  • Shannon Carnevale, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County


Meeting time:

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. via Zoom, June 2, 2020 (Registration ends at 9AM, June 1)

Refer to Confirmation Email (from Eventbrite) for the link to join. **Please contact me if you do not receive that email AT LEAST 48 hrs prior to the webinar**

  • Brazilian pepper-tree biology, invasive characteristics (20 min)
  • Difficulties associated with herbicide management of Brazilian peppertree (50 min)
  • Integrating biological and chemical control methods (50 min)
Intended Audience :

Cattle Ranchers, Public Lands Managers, Natural Resources Management Contractors and Companies, Extension Agents

Register here: https://bpt2020online.eventbrite.com


Pesticide Applicator CEUs:

MAX 2 FDACS CEUs Available in the following categories:

  • Aquatic pest control
  • Forest pest control
  • Natural areas weed mgmt
  • Ornamental and turf pest control
  • Private applicator ag pest control
  • Right-of-way pest control
  • Limited certification lawn and ornamental
Register here: https://bpt2020online.eventbrite.com


IMPORTANT! To be eligible for FDACs CEUs:
  1. Register and provide their FDACS Pesticide Applicator License number at the time of registering
  2. Acknowledge they read and understand the class procedures
  3. Pay the registration fee
  4. Log onto the webinar using the same name and the email address used to register
  5. Actively participate in engagement activities, such as poll-questions, and watch the webinar for at least 90% of the class duration.

Anyone completing this course under someone else’s name or applicator number is committing fraud and can be penalized accordingly, by Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Only the registered participant will be eligible for CEUs. If more than one person needs CEUs at your location, they must register for their own ticket and participate from their own computer or mobile device.


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Posted: May 13, 2020

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brazilian Peppertree, CEU Opportunity, Invasive Species, Pesticides, Shannon Carnevale

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