Fumigation CE course offered in Harlan

Ag/Outdoor

November 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Shelby County will host a Fumigation Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program.

The local site for the Nov. 19 CIC is 906 6th St., Harlan. 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. 12 and $45 after Nov. 12. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the Shelby County Extension and Outreach office in by phoning 712-755-3104.

The 2013 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 safe handling of phosphine, pest identification, effective grain fumigation, and laws and regulations.

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