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Regulatory CE Presentation. Terry W. Stark President/CEO CAPCA. CAPCA: Purpose. CAPCA’s purpose is to serve as the leader in the evolution of the pest management industry through the communication of reliable information.

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Regulatory ce presentation

Regulatory CE Presentation

Terry W. Stark

President/CEO

CAPCA


Capca purpose

CAPCA: Purpose

  • CAPCA’s purpose is to serve as the leader in the evolution of the pest management industry through the communication of reliable information.

  • CAPCA is dedicated to the professional development of our member’s education and stewardship.


Capca communications

CAPCA: Communications

  • Adviser Magazine

  • Annual Conference

  • Chapter CE seminars

  • Web Site: www.capca.com

  • E Newsletters; Exhibit Booths

  • Industry Coalitions

  • Scholarships/Sponsorships

  • Regulatory Workgroups


Who does the pca represent

Who Does the PCA Represent

  • Distributor/retailer 16% 26%

  • Independent/private consultant 22% 14%

  • Government agency/municipal 19% 25%

  • Basic manufacturer 15% 10%

  • In-House PCA 17% 14%

  • Golf/Turf/Other 12% 11%

    2006 1999


Pca minimum qualifications amended april 2008

PCA Minimum QualificationsAmended-April 2008

  • The basic qualifications for obtaining the state requirements to become eligible to take PCA exam modified

  • Two Pathways exist-degree and non-degreed

  • Experience now considered

  • Flexible Curriculum alternatives


Pca minimum qualifications option 1

PCA Minimum Qualifications: Option # 1

  • BA/BS with 42 semester hours or 63 quarter hours in either Ag Science; Biological Science; Natural Science; or Pest Management.

  • No Work Experience

  • 2.0 GPA

  • (12 SH of physical & biological science; 9 SH Crop Health; 6 SH Pest Management Systems & 6 SH in Production systems. 9 SH of electives


Mq option 2

MQ Option # 2

  • No Degree

  • 42 SH or 63 Quarter Hours same as degree candidates

  • 24 months of combined experience

  • 2.0 GPA

  • Note: 3 SH given if CCA for Crop Health Credit;

  • 24 months experience-various assistant positions; 12 months QAL with category B or K or a structural pest control operator


Mq option 3

MQ Option # 3

  • DPR Director has discretionary authority to evaluate industry experience if candidate has a PhD in one of the four degree disciplines

  • Required work experience-none

  • GPA-NA


2009 volatile organic compound emissions remake

2009 Volatile Organic Compound Emissions-Remake

  • Regulations Require DPR to Establish a Fumigant Limit for NAA that Exceed 80% of the Pesticide VOC Benchmark.

  • Data derived from a calculation involving 1991 emissions and will use non-fumigant emissions for 2007 to determine the fumigant limit for 2009


Voc regulations

VOC Regulations

  • To reduce VOC’s by 20%, DPR has focused on limiting fumigant emissions, implementing regulations that prohibit higher emitting application methods

  • SJ Valley NAA would have been impacted by the fumigant limit


Sj valley summary of field fumigant regulations

SJ Valley-Summary of Field Fumigant Regulations

  • Licensing: Pest Control businesses must have a person certified in new fumigation category by 1/1/09

  • Fumigation Methods: “Low-emission” methods required during May-October.

  • Records & Reporting: Pesticide use reports in NAAs include 4-digit fumigation method code.

  • Fumigant limits & allocation amounts(TBD)


Top contributors may oct 2007

Top Contributors May-Oct 2007

  • Top Active Ingredients(% of pesticide emissions)

    -Chlorpyrifos

    -Metam-sodium

    -Petroleum oil

    1,3-dichloropropene

    -Methyl bromide

  • Note: US EPA rule making pending to regulate


Top contributions continued

Top Contributions Continued

  • Top application sites:

  • Almond (15.8%)

  • Carrot (15.9%)

  • Cotton (8.1%)

  • Grapes (5.6%)

  • Orange (5.3%)

  • Outdoor nursery (5.0%)


Www cdpr ca gov

WWW.CDPR.CA.GOV

  • Must see web site to identify proposed and approved regulations impacting VOC’s and any other germane Pest Management Related rule making. DPR is currently modifying their approach to reducing VOC’s. Application methods still on table-pounds on the ground to be determined. VOC 3 proposed regulations

  • CAC Office is Vital Resource.

  • CDFA addressing standards & labeling on organic fertilizer


Pesticide regulation legislation

Pesticide Regulation/Legislation

  • DPR has proposed Regulations on Pesticide Application Notification-comments due December 5th

  • LBAM

  • Drift


Invasive pest issues impact

INVASIVE PEST ISSUES-Impact

  • LBAM

  • African Moth

  • Oriental Fruit Fly

  • Asian Citrus Psyllid


Pathway to pca

Pathway to PCA

  • SWS Educational Program

  • PCA Career Development Challenges

  • Industry Investment

  • Business Plan

  • CAPCA’s Role


Thank you

THANK YOU

  • WWW.CAPCA.COM

  • [email protected]

  • CAPCA CONFERENCE OCTOBER 19-21, 2008 Anaheim California.

  • On-line Registration at www.capca.com/conference


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