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UF Structural Fumigation School Set for Nov. 16-21

The University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

| November 12, 2009

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center announces open registration for the 2009 School of Structural Fumigation. Information and registration at http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/fumigation/

This week-long course is scheduled for Nov. 16 through Nov. 20, with Florida state exams on Saturday, Nov 21.

The UF School of Structural Fumigation is the only program of its kind in the world. The passing rate for the State of Florida certification and SPID exam greatly exceeds that of the standard exam venue. Since 1989, over 850 students have attended this program from Florida, 16 other states, and from 20 countries.  In addition to the regular program, the 2009 school will again feature a bedbug fumigation. Other highlights include:

  • a complete review of all technical aspects of structural fumigation
  • instruction by a team of over 15 qualified and experienced professionals, manufacturer reps and University of Florida faculty
  • a combination of classroom and field demonstrations
  • hands-on training with fumigation equipment including: fumiscope, interscan, SF ExplorIR, rate calculators and SCBA
  • instruction in avoiding costly fumigation errors with “tips from the professionals”
  • updates on recent fumigation research and changes in labeling and regulations
  • limited class size allows more individual attention for participants
  • Florida’s SPID and fumigation examinations offered by FDACS at the completion of the course
  • instruction in identifying structural pests controlled by fumigants


 

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