cOTTON PEST MANAGEMENT

Learn from leading researchers and industry experts:

• Cotton physiology 101 – really understand a cotton crop.

• The insect pests and beneficials that affect our industry today.

• Insect sampling and plant monitoring.

• Pest control decisions and options.

• Developing a pest management plan.

• What influences the success of pest management in high yielding cotton.

WHO IS THIS COURSE DESIGNED FOR?

Farm Managers, emerging farm managers, new agronomists and bug checkers who want to build their understanding of cotton physiology and pest management.

DELIVERY

Workshop 1:

A two-day interactive classroom session.

Workshop 2:

A half-day field session held in season.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

AHCPMG413 Define the pest problem

AHCPMG412 Develop a pest management plan

AHCPMG306 Determine pest control techniques

AHCBIO301 Work effectively in an emergency

disease or plant pest response

WHEN AND WHERE?

Courses are scheduled for Narrabri and Griffith, due to commence in August 2019.

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MORE INFORMATION

For more information download the course flyer.