Grundy County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators, Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program (PME).
The local attendance site is the Grundy County Extension Office. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and the course runs from 9 to 11 a.m. There is a registration fee. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Ashley Kitzman at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Grundy County, by phoning 319-824-6979.
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 4 and 10. Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage of pesticides and PPE; pests, pest management, and pesticides; laws and regulations; and pesticide stewardship.
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) also will be offered this year. Interested participants should bring their CCA number to the program. Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed www.extension.iastate.edu/PME/.