Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Course Offered Oct. 29

Written by Theresa Rose on October 9, 2015

Register before Oct. 22 for fall commercial pesticide applicator training recertification

Donnellson, Iowa ā€“ Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Lee County office will offer the Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. The program is offered at office locations across Iowa through the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

The local attendance site for the Oct. 29 CIC is the Lee County Extension Office, 414 North Main Street, 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. 22 and $45 after Oct. 22. 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 credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7D (Community Insect Management), 8 (Public Health Pest Control), and 10 (Research and Demonstration). The course will cover topics such as laws and regulations, calibration basics and pesticide drift, and mosquitoes, ticks and flies.

Additional information about this and other courses offered through the Pesticide Safety Education Program may be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/psep.