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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Henry County office will be offering three opportunities to attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course (P-CIC), led by Extension Field Agronomist, Virgil Schmitt.
The first two sessions are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 10 at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The course will be offered again on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 9:30 a.m. All sessions will be held at the Henry County Extension Office in Mt. Pleasant (127 North Main Street). Due to social distancing requirements, preregistration may be required. Walk-ins on the day of the program will only be admitted if room allows. Preregister by calling Darbee at 319-385-8126.
The course will run for approximately 2.5 hours including check-in and breaks. The registration fee is $20. To register or to obtain additional information about the P-CIC, contact your county extension office.
The course will fulfill 2021-2022 recertification requirements for private pesticide applicators. Topics to be covered include:
Review of pesticide labels, especially recent changes in pesticides
Review of pesticide labels as restricted entry intervals and preharvest intervals impacted pesticide use decisions this year
Review of pesticide use and the environment
Updates on pests and pest management in your area, including insects, weeds and diseases.