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Urbanization creates pest problems that threaten the health and welfare of all Georgians. Insect and rodent pests consume and contaminate our food anywhere that it is grown, prepared, cooked, served, or stored.

The Urban Pest Management Program on the University of Georgia’s Griffin Campus is responding to these challenges by researching key problems and disseminating information to those who can use it best, specifically Georgia’s residents and the owners and operators of Georgia’s termite and pest control companies.

The Urban Pest Management Program on the UGA Griffin campus is dedicated to the continuing education of employees of all of Georgia’s pest management companies. To that end, the Program offers multiple training opportunities for the pest management professional. Annually, more than 65 continuing education hours are available to Georgia’s registered and certified pest management company employees through a multitude of training programs.

Upcoming Events

Getting the Best of Pests 2016 Webinar Series

Complete 2016 Speaker & Topic Lineup

  • June 15, 2016

    The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Cockroaches, Dr. Eric Benson, Professor, Department of Entomology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

    Recent Bed Bug Research Findings at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Jennifer Gordon, S. C. Johnson and Son, Racine, WI; Ms. Sydney Crawley, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Visit our Webinar Series page for more information or to register for a webinar.

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Spring 2016 10-Week Certificate Program - March 31- June 9, 2016
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Fall 2016 Termite Control Workshops - September 8-9 & 22-23, 2016
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Fall 2016 Home IPM Workshop - August 11, 2016
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Fall 2016 School IPM Workshop - August 25, 2016
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