Commercial pesticide applicator training set for November 18

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Allamakee County office in Waukon will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 18. The program is offered at office locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).
The local attendance site for the November 18 CIC is the Allamakee County Extension Office located at 21 Allamakee Street in Waukon. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the course will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the ISU Extension and Outreach Allamakee County office in Waukon at 563-568-6345.
The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A (Agricultural Weed), 1B (Agricultural Insect), 1C (Agricultural Crop Disease) and 10 (Research and Demonstration). Some of the topics to be covered include: equipment calibration and safe application techniques; pesticide drift reduction; pest management and pesticides; and phytotoxicity.
Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Pest Management will be offered at this program. Any interested participant should bring his or her CCA number for the CEU sign-in sheet.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP program can be accessed at