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First Detector Training
January 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm$20
The emphasis of the First Detector program is on monitoring for invasive, exotic, and high-risk plant diseases, weeds, and insect species that are not yet introduced, or are not yet widespread and therefore still controllable or eradicable.
∗ Introduction to the First Detector Program
∗ General discussion of high-risk pests
∗ Diagnostic labs and plant pest sample submission
∗ Digital imaging of invasive species
∗ Identification of specific high-risk, invasive and/or exotic pests
∗ Various invasive weeds specific to the area
WSDA Pesticide and ISA Continuing Education credits applied for.