Upcoming FMC webinar to focus on spider, scorpion management


April 16, 2021



FMC Professional Solutions will host its fourth webinar in May as part of a First Friday Training Series, through the FMC True Champions program.

The upcoming webinar “Spider and Scorpion Management” will take place on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The one-hour event will explore the proper identification of and management strategies for common spiders and scorpions.

Dr. Rakim Turnipseed, product development manager, insecticides for FMC Global Specialty Solutions, will be the training presenter.

Pest management professionals who are interested in attending can register online. Those who register for the webinar will also be enrolled in FMC True Champions.

Dr. Rakim Turnipseed, Product Development Manager, Insecticides, FMC Global Specialty Solutions

Dr. Rakim Turnipseed

Continuing education units (CEUs) can be earned in select states including Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Utah, Georgia, Texas, South Carolina, Hawaii, Montana, California and Florida. Additional states may be added.

Along with CEUs, attendees can participate the Q&A session immediately following the training session.

Future webinars hosted by the Philadelphia, Pa.-based manufacturer will feature industry speakers on a variety of categories for CEU credits for attendees to put toward a commercial applicator license. Upcoming topics will include pesticide formulations and invasive pests.

The Training Series launched at the beginning of 2021 as part of FMC Corp.‘s celebration of the 25th anniversary of its Talstar insecticide registration.

FMC technologies include insect control products based on the active ingredients rynaxypyr and cyazypyr; Authority, Boral, Centium, Command and Gamit branded herbicides; Talstar and Hero branded insecticides; and flutriafol-based fungicides. The FMC portfolio also includes biologicals such as Quartzo and Presence bionematicides.


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