Oct 30, 2020  
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog
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AGA 285 - Crop Protection


3.00 Credit(s)


This course introduces students to the safe handling and use of agricultural chemicals; the biology of weed, insect, and disease pests in production agriculture; the control of weed, insect, and disease pests in production agriculture through integrated pest management practices; the maximum use of all economic resources as they relate to agricultural pest controls; the development of philosophies to protect the environment, and federal and state laws regarding the use of pesticides. Students will take the state pesticide applicator’s exam upon completion of this course. Residents of states other than Iowa should be able to successfully complete those equivalent requirements in those states. 59.4 Lec. Hrs.



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