The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ecosystem and Management Unit is offering Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) continuing education units (CEUs) for private applicators online in November.
Private applicators need 15 CEUs every 5 years, and a maximum of 10 can be from recorded online courses and/or correspondence courses. Five CEUs must come from a live class or webinar in order to meet the TDA requirements to recertify. Of the 15 CEUs, a minimum of 2 must be laws and regulations, and 2 must be integrated pest management (IPM). These are based on a five-year cycle, according to TDA regulations.
The Texas Range Webinar Series has opened up 5 courses offering 1 CEU each for the month of December.
The courses, CEU category and presenters will be:
-Prickly Pear Management, 1 IPM, James Jackson, AgriLife Extension Range Specialist, Stephenville.
-Texas Pesticide Laws and Regulations, 1 Laws & Regulations, Dr. Mark Matocha, Extension Agricultural and Environment Safety Specialist, AgriLife Extension, College Station.
-Preparing for Brush Herbicide Treatments, 1 General, Dr. Bob Lyons, AgriLife Extension, Professor and Associate Department Head, Ecosystem Science and Management.
-Ranching Apps for Tablets and Smartphones, 1 IPM, Bryan Davis, Wilson County Extension Agent, AgriLife Extension.
-Selection and Management of Introduced and Native Grasses, Dr. Jamie Foster, AgriLife Research Research Agronomist, Corpus Christi.
The cost is $10 per CEU.
These webinars and others in the series can be accessed at:
For more information on the webinars, contact Pete Flores at firstname.lastname@example.org