SEMINAR SCHEDULE

WESTERN IDAHO AG EXPO- CALDWELL EVENTS CENTER

Day 1 – January 24 2017

 

Time

Session Title

Instructor

Synopsis

 

 

 

 

11:00 AM -

12:00 AM

ISDA Inspctions (1 ID Recert Credit)

Vic Mason, ISDA Program Manager

Information on the various inspections that the ISDA Field Staff performs.  This presentation will also give you information on what to expect from ISDA for any inspection and what is needed for the various inspections.  

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

WPS Changes (1 ID Recert

Credit)

Luis Urias, ISDA Program Specialist

Information concerning the changes in the Worker Protection Standard and the upcoming requirements for growers and businesses for the coming years.  

 

 

 

 

2:30 PM -

3:30 PM

Pesticide Exposure and Applicator Health (1 ID Recert Credit)

Ronda Hirnyck, UI Extension Pesticide Specialist

This presentation covers the data collected during the National Ag Health Study.  We will discuss what the data means and how applicators can protect themselves to help prevent chronic illness.

 

 

 

 

4:00 PM –

5:00 PM

Pesticide Stewardship (1 ID Recert Credit)

Sherman Takatori, ISDA Program Specialist

This presentation focuses on the four top topics for pesticide stewardship today.  Pollinator Protection, Pesticide Spills, Pesticide Storage and Pesticide Drift issues will be discussed with the emphasis on the most current information on each subject being presented. 

Day 2 – January 25, 2017

 

Time

Session Title

Instructor

Synopsis

11:00 AM -

12:00 PM

Water Quality and the Impacts to Pesticide Performance (1 ID Recert Credit)

Ronda Hirnyck,

UI Extension Pesticide Specialist

This presentation will discuss how pH, hardness, turbidity impact the mixing and performance of herbicides.  It will also cover what can be done to improve herbicide performance with certain water sample results.

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM -

2:00 PM

Pesticides and Food Safety Control (1 ID Recert Credit)

Sherman Takatori, ISDA Program Specialist

This presentation gives the most up-to-date information concerning pesticide residues in our foods and also will explain why our current agricultural products are wholesome and safe. 

 

 

Note:  Program and Instructors subject to change.