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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
New Haven, CT

6 CT DEEP CEU's for 3A

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and Connecticut Environmental Council invite you to Fighting the Bite: Management of Ticks and Risk of Tick-Borne Disease. Thursday, February 21, 2019 (snow date February 22.)

With the steady increase in tick populations and geographic spread of Lyme Disease, there is a need for the pest control industry to improve on management or control of the tick problem. Throughout the day you will increase your knowledge about:
- Ticks and their biology
- Information on the diseases they carry
- Methods to reduce the risk of exposure
- Information on how to reduce or manage tick populations
- Prevention and control strategies

Participants will be able to use the badge of completion on a website, email signature, or other publication.

Agenda

7:30 - 8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast & Registration for Credits
Welcome
Tick Entomology, Lyme Disease & Other Tick Borne Diseases, Kirby Stafford, CAES
Passive Tick Surveillance: Tracking Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens in Connecticut, Goudarz Molaei, CAES
What the Research Shows, Scott Williams, CAES
Calibration- Reading the Label, Correct Application, Kevin Moran, Forshaw
Spray Safe Play Safe Campaign, Rayda Krell, Western Connnecticut University Tick Lab
Lunch (provided)
Integrated Pest Management in Controling Ticks and Tick Associated Diseases, Kirby Stafford, CAES
Product Efficacy, Kirby Stafford, CAES
Pollinators- Protection Strategies, Kimberly Stoner, CAES
DEEP Update, Zach Donais, DEEP
3:30 PM: Adjourn, certificate distribution


Sorry, no walk-ins will be accepted on the day of the event!