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Iowa State University and Outreach’s Washington County office will host an Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Nov. 10. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.
The local attendance site is at the ISU Extension and Outreach Washington County building. Preregistration may be required and walk-ins are not guaranteed admission. Walk-ins on the day of the program will only be admitted if room allows. The course runs from 9-11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 3 and $45 after Nov. 3. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Andy Miller at the ISU Extension and Outreach Washington County office at 319-653-4811.
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 3O, 3T, and 3OT. The IDALS-required topics to be covered are application equipment use, maintenance, and calibration, safe application techniques including pesticide drift reduction, and pests and pest management including phytotoxicity as appropriate.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses being offered by the PSEP team can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/psep.