HRT 135 - Training for Commercial Pesticide Application

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Introduces students to the principles and practices for safe pesticide usage as required by law in the state of Virginia. Prepares students for the official tests administered by VDACS (Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services).
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Students will learn pesticide safety practices, as well as applicable pest management techniques, in order to prepare for the state certification exams. This course can be substituted for HRT 125, Chemicals in Horticulture, which is a required course in the Horticulture Technology AAS degree.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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