(HARLAN) Shelby County Extension will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators on March 6th.
The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program. The local site is 906 Sixth Street in Harlan. Registration begins at 1 p.m., and the course runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m.
The registration fee is $35 on or before February 27 and $45 after February 27. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Shelby County at 712-755-3104.
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 3O, 3T, 3OT and 10. Topics to be covered include safe storage and handling of pesticides and PPE; laws and regulations; pesticide stewardship; and pests, pest management, and pesticides.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses being offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.