Safe Work / Pesticide Application
(Assiniboine Community College) * This is an online course.
Learn about different aspects of attitudes on safety in the use of pesticides in the horticulture industry. Topics include: basic chemistry; legislation and regulations; labeling; toxicity; handling practices; environmental protection; pest management; application equipment; emergency response; and public relations.
Offered in Terms 1, 2 and 3
1) Toward Human Sustainability in Agriculture
Edited by James A. Dosman, M.D., R.R.C.P.(C), Helen H. McDuffied, Ph.D., Centre for Agriculture Medicine, University of Saskatchewan 1994
Approximate cost: $7+ GST;
2) Production Recommendations for Greenhouse Floriculture, Publication 370 Agdex #290, ISBN 1492-6512
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Approximate cost: $22+ GST
3) Growing Greenhouse Vegetables, Publication 371 Agdex #371, ISBN 1492-6601, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs,
Approximate cost: $22 + GST
Call the ACC Bookstore at 1-800-862-6307, ext. 6788 to order textbooks.
Tuition: $475 (+ GST)