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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 5, 2016
AGRICULTURE

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, Plant Disease course scheduled Wednesday

Nov 10, 2016

Jefferson County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday.

The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program, and the local attendance site is the Jefferson County ISU Extension and Outreach office.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9-11:30 a.m. A fee is charged.

To register in advance or to obtain additional information about the CIC, call Colleen Matson at the Jefferson County Extension office at 472-4166.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10. Some of the topics to be covered include: pesticide applications and impacts to sensitive areas; pesticide labels; pest management and pesticides; and restricted entry intervals and preharvest intervals.

Certified Crop Adviser Continuing Education Units in Pest Management and Soil and Water Management will be offered at this program. Any interested participant should bring his or her CCA number.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP/ComAp.html.

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