The University of Arizona Yuma County Cooperative Extension hosted the Fall Integrated Pest Management Seminar.

This was a five hour workshop where 13 different speakers talked about dealing with the ongoing drought, as well as pest management, controlling weeds and soilborne Pathogens in preparation for the winter growing season.

Course Number: CA-DPR # O-0399-22, 4.5 CEU (Other). AZDA # 22384, 5.0 CEU. CCA # SS 56142, 0.5 CEU (Soil & Water Management), 4.0 CEU (Intergrated Pest Management), 0.5 CEU (Precision Ag).

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Arizona Department of Agriculture and Certified Crop Adviser. (See above)

Pest Control Advisors, Pesticide Handlers, and Growers who take this course will learn about Integrated Pest Management, Colorado River Situation and Crop Water Use, Organic IPM Practices in Leafy Greens, Steam Applicator for Controlling Weeds and Soilborne Pathogens, 2021-2022 Yuma Plant Pathology Fungicide Trials, Epidemiological Studies to Manage Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus (INSV), Phosphites and Micronutrients Role in Plant Health and Disease Resistance, Herbicide Resistance in Weeds of the Low Desert and University of Arizona Insect Management in Vegetables Update.


Course availability will be through the end of the year and will be removed December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.

The fee for this course is $80. To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button.

This course is designed to educate compost makers and handlers on the special food safety considerations required by the leafy greens growers of the desert southwest. Interactive questions are placed within the video and a certificate of completion will be automatically emailed to the student once the course is completed.

Technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu

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Este curso esta designado para educar fabricantes de compostaje y manipuladores enla area de food safety consideraciones que requiere los cultivadores de leafy greens del desierto southwest. Preguntas interactivas estan puestos dentro del video y un certificado de completacion automaticamenet va estar enviado al correo del estudiante cuando terminen el curso. 

Supporte tecnico: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu



Course Name: Southwest Ag Summit: Integrated Pest Management Regulatory Update

Module 1: Western Plant Health 2021 California Issues Report

Renee Pinel, Western Plant Health Association

Module 2: Arizona Pesticide Regulatory Update

Jack Peterson, Arizona Department of Agriculture


Course Number: CA-DPR # 0-0373-22, Pesticide Laws and Regulations (L), 1.0 CEU'sAZDA # 22327, 1.0 CEU's, CCA # SS 56199, 2.0 CED's (PD)  

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Arizona Department of Agriculture and Certified Crop Adviser ( See above)

Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn about recent IPM regulatory updates in California and Arizona. 


Course availability will be through the end of the year and will be removed December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.


To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button:



Course Name: Southwest Ag Summit: Innovations In Weed Control Technologies 

Module 1: A European Perspective on Weeding Technologies and Innovations

Kim Haug and Daniel Riehle K.U.L.T Kress Umweltschonende Landtechnik GmbH

Module 2: Automated Weeding and Sowing Solutions for Smarter Farming

Ingrid Sarlandie, Naïo Technologies

Module 3: Thermal Micro-Dosing with Heated Vegetable Oil for Controlling Post- Emergent Weeds

Xiong Chang, Tensortfield Agriculture 

Module 4: Novel Band-Steam Applicator for Controlling Weeds and Soilborne Pathogens

Mark Siemens, University of Arizona, Yuma Ag Center


Course Number: CA-DPR # 0-0371-22, 2.0 CEU's (Other), AZDA # 22326, 2.0 CEU's, CCA # SS 56197, 2.0 CEU's (IPM)  

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Arizona Department of Agriculture and Certified Crop Adviser. (See credits above) 

Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn about Weed Control Technologies 


Course availability will be through the end of the year and will be removed December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.

To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button:



Course Name: Southwest Ag Summit: The Colorado River Water Shortage: Agricultural Implications

Module 1: Colorado River Water Shortage: Implications 

Jeff Silvertooth, Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Module 2: DCP Means Drought Changes Power

Ed Gerak, Executive Director, Arizona Power Authority, Phoenix, AZ

Module 3: Colorado River Water Governance: A California Producer's Perspective 

Bart Fisher, Fisher Ranch, Blyth, CA

Module 4: How much more will we have to do? What we know from forecasting, modeling, and the 500-plus sign 

Joanna Allhands, Opinions Editor, Arizona Republic and azcenteral. com, Phoenix, AZ


Course Number: CCA # SS 56254, 2.0 CEU's (S&WM)

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by Certified Crop Adviser.

Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn about

The Colorado River Water Shortage: Agricultural Implications.


Course availability will be through the end of the year and will be removed December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.

To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button:



Course Name: Southwest Ag Summit:  Regenerative Agriculture 

Module 1: The Roles of Specialty Crops in the Carbon Market 

Eric Stinson and John Pullis, Agora Carbon Alliance

Module 2: Regenerative Farming in the Desert Southwest 

Stephen Elmore, Water Asset Management, LLC 

Module 3: Regenerative Agriculture Solutions 

Travis Kraft, Locus Ag Solutions 

Module 4: Soil Health Needs, Assessment and Management

Debankur Sanyal, Environment Sciences, University of Arizona 


Course Number: CCA # SS 56256, 2.0 CEU's (S&WM)

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by Certified Crop Adviser.

Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn about Regenerative Agriculture. 


Course availability will be through the end of the year and will be removed December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.


To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button:



Course Name: Southwest Ag Summit: Integrated Pest Management in Vegetables

Module 1: Updated on the Thrips and INSV Research on the Central Coast of California 

Daniel Hasegawa, USDA - ARS, Salinas, CA

Module 2: INSV and Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce Update

Stephanie Slinski, University of Arizona, Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture 

Module 3:  Fungicide Trails at Yuma Ag Center 

Bindu Poudel - Ward, University of Arizona, Yuma Ag Center

Module 4: Update on Thrips and INSV in the Desert

John Palumbo and Samuel Discua Duarte, University of Arizona, Yuma Ag Center



Course Number: CA-DPR # 0-0374-22, 2.0 CEU's (Other), AZDA # 22321, 2.0 CEU's, CCA # SS 56196, 2.0 CEU's (IPM) 

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Arizona Department of Agriculture and Certified Crop Adviser.

Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn about Integrated Pest Management in Vegetables. 


Course availability will be through the end of the year and will be removed December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.

To purchase and enroll in this course, click the following button:



Course Name: Southwest Ag Summit 2022: Cotton IPM

Module 1: Cotton Insect Pests - A Year In Review

Dr. Peter Ellsworth, Dept of Entomology, University of Arizona

Module 2: Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrient Management for Arizona Cotton

Dr. Randy Norton, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Safford Ag Center

Module 3: Herbicide Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Arizona

Dr. Blase Evancho, Assistant in Extension Field Crops

Module 4. Developing a Weed Science Program for Arizona

Dr. Jose Luis C. S. Dias, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

Module 5. Soil Health Needs Assessment and Management in Arizona

Dr. Debankur Sanyal, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension


Course Number: CA-DPR # 0-0372, 1.0 CEU (Other) AZDA # 22328, 1.0 CEU, CCA #SS 56198, 0.5 CEU (S&WM), 1.0 CEU (IPM), 0.5 CEU (CM)

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Arizona Department of Agriculture and Certified Crop Adviser. (See above)

Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn about Cotton Integrated Pest Management, Insects, Nutrients and Weeds.


Course availability will be through the end of the year and will be removed December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.

To purchase and enroll in this course, click the following button:



Course Overview: Pest Control Advisors, Pesticide Handlers, and Growers who take this online, on-demand course will learn about common insects and IPM practices in the desert southwest Iceberg lettuce production. This course is divided in to 5 modules, the modules will have interactive questions inserted into the video and the student will not be able to proceed until the questions are correctly answered. Modules will have a good and bad interaction that the student can choose the path to take first. A comprehensive quiz will be given after all 5 modules have been completed.


Course Name: A Day in the Life of an iceberg lettuce PCA: Common insects of the Desert Southwest

Starring: Dr. John Palumbo, Macey Keith, Alex Paez, Gordon Goodwin and Sirus Keith

Course Number: CA-DPR # O-0398-22. AZDA # 22362. CCA #SS 56282.

CEU Credits: This course is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (2.0 CEU 'Other' category & 0.5 CEU Aerial Pest Control Equipment and Application Techniques), Arizona Department of Agriculture (2.0 CEU) and Certified Crop Adviser, (2.0 CEU IPM).

Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn about common insects and IPM practices in the Desert Southwest Iceberg lettuce production. 

Course will be automatically removed from circulation December 31st 2022.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video.

Contact and technical support: Robert Masson, masson@arizona.edu.


The fee for this course is $20.  To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button: