Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Applicators course scheduled for November 20

Allamakee County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 20. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

The local attendance site is 218 Seventh Avenue SE, Waukon. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9-11:30 a.m. The registration fee increases after November 13. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact ISU Extension and Outreach Allamakee County office at 563-568-6345.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10. Topics covered will include information on recognition of sensitive areas as potentially impacted by pesticides, pesticide labels, restricted entry interval and preharvest intervals, and pest management.

Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Soil and Water Management and Integrated Pest Management will be offered. Interested participants should bring their CCA number. Information and registration forms for this and other courses by PSEP can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP/ComAp.html.

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