Louisa County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program.
The local attendance site is Louisa County Extension Office, 317 Van Buren, Wapello, IA 52363. Registration begins at 1 p.m., and the course runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Oct. 30 and $45 after Oct. 30. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Andrea Farrier, Ag Program Assistant, at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Louisa County by phoning 319-523-2371×207
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 3O, 3T, 3OT and 10. Topics to be covered include safe storage and handling of pesticides and PPE; laws and regulations; pesticide stewardship; and pests, pest management and pesticides.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses being offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.