Last Chance Private Pesticide Continuing Instructional Course

Ag/Outdoor

March 31st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Montgomery and Shelby County ISU Extension offices will offer “Last Chance” Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) for private pesticide applicators on Wednesday, April 15th at the Montgomery County Extension office in Red Oak, and the Shelby County Extension office, in Harlan. The programs are being shown in cooperation with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

In Red Oak, classes begin at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm and the course runs for approximately two and a half hours. In Harlan, registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The registration fee at both sites is $20. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the Shelby County ISU Extension and Outreach office by phoning 712-755-3104, or  Jodie Smith at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Montgomery County, at 712-623-2592.

The course will fulfill 2014 recertification requirements for private pesticide applicators. Topics to be covered include: equipment calibration and safe application techniques; pesticide drift reduction; pest management and pesticides; and phytotoxicity.

A listing of additional locations offering this course can be found at www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP/.