Aquatic, Forest, and Right-of-Way Continuing Instructional Course is Oct. 21

Written by Theresa Rose on September 30, 2015

Register before Oct. 14 for fall commercial pesticide applicator training recertification

Donnellson, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Lee County office will host an Aquatic, Forest, and Right-of-Way Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. The program can be seen at office locations across Iowa through the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) team.

The local attendance site for the Oct. 21 CIC is the Lee County Extension Office at 414 North Main Street in Donnellson. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Oct. 14 and $45 after Oct. 14. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Marya Sanders at the ISU Extension and Outreach Lee County office at 319-835-5116.

The course will provide continuing instruction credits for commercial and public pesticide applicators certified in categories 2 (Forest Pest Control), 5 (Aquatic Pest Control), 6 (Right-of-Way Pest Control), and 10 (Research and Demonstration). Topics to be covered are equipment calibration, safe application techniques, phytotoxicity, pesticide drift reduction, principles of limited area application, control of aquatic, right-of-way, and forest weeds, use of rotenone, and a forest health update.

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