Fumigation Course Scheduled for Nov. 27 in Shelby County

Ag/Outdoor, News

November 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Shelby County Extension will host a Fumigation Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Tuesday, Nov. 27th. Officials say the program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program.

The local site for the Nov. 27th CIC is 906 Sixth Street, Harlan, IA. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 20 and $45 after Nov. 20. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Pam Jacobsen at the Shelby County Extension office by phoning 712-755-3104.

The 2012 course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7C (Fumigation) and 10 (Demonstration and Research). The course will cover topics including equipment calibration and safe application, resistance and fumigant labels.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered through the PME Program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.