TDA CEU: Laws and Regulations. Must attend full day to receive 7 hours of TDA CEUs. PRESENTATION SUMMARY: Reading and understanding pesticide product labels is crucial for any individual who uses or spends time around pesticides in the course of fulfilling employment duties. The attendees will learn how to read and interpret various product labels involving commonly used herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, wetting agents to name a few. Attendees will learn key words and symbols and how to find appropriate information within the label for their specific application.
Dr. Chavarria received his PhD in Molecular and Environmental Plant Science at Texas A&M University, his research focus is turfgrass physiology and abiotic stress. Dr. Chavarria is currently an Assistant Professor and Extension in Turfgrass in Soil Crop Sciences Department at Texas A&M University and AgriLife Extension. The principal focus of Manuel’s extension and research deals with turfgrass management needs from homeowners, municipalities, sport fields, golf courses, and sod farms. Manuel’s vision of his extension and research program is concentrated on physiology stress in warm-season turfgrasses related to salinity, poor water quality, water conservation in urban landscape, and drought stress.