Grundy County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The program will be shown across Iowa through the 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 obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Ashley Kitzman at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Grundy County by calling 319-824-6979.
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for certified handlers. Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage of pesticides; personal protective equipment; interpreting pesticide labels; laws and regulations; and restricted entry intervals.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME/.