<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:56:05:04.03 Additional standards for certification in forest pest control.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:56:05:04.03"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:56:05:04.03 Additional standards for certification in forest pest control."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:56:05:04.03.&nbsp;&nbsp;Additional standards for certification in forest pest control.</b> In addition to meeting general standards in &nbsp;12:56:05:04, commercial applicators classified within the classification of forest pest control shall be tested on their understanding of types of forest, forest nurseries, and seed production in South Dakota and the pests involved, including the following:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;Cyclic occurrence of certain pests and specific population dynamics as a basis for programming pesticide applications;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2)&nbsp;&nbsp;The relative biotic agents and their vulnerability to the pesticides applied;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3)&nbsp;&nbsp;Control methods which minimize unintended secondary effects on wildlife; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (4)&nbsp;&nbsp;Proper use of specialized equipment as it may relate to meteorological factors and adjacent land use.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 1 SDR 65, effective March 27, 1975; 2 SDR 53, effective January 18, 1976; 4 SDR 23, effective October 20, 1977; transferred from &nbsp;12:56:05:04, 12 SDR 96, effective December 8, 1985; 12 SDR 128, 12 SDR 154, effective July 1, 1986.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=38-21-51">38-21-51.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=38-21-18">38-21-18.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>