Extension slates CIC on fumigation

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Greene County office will host a fumigation continuing instruction course (CIC) for commercial and private fumigant pesticide applicators on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

The local attendance site for the Nov. 19 CIC is Greene County Extension & Outreach office. Registration begins at 8:30 am followed by sessions from 9 to 11 am. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 19 and $45 for a reshow. Persons who want to register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, should contact Cindy Adamson at the ISU Extension and Outreach Greene County office at 515-386-2138.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7C (Fumigation) and 10 (Research and Demonstration) and private pesticide applicators who are certified to apply fumigants. The course will cover topics including: recognition of sensitive areas; pests, pest management and pesticides; specific factors which may lead to a hazardous condition; and pesticide labels.

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

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