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AGRICULTURE

Course set for ornamental, turfgrass pesticide applicators

Feb 28, 2013

An Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators is set for Wednesday at the Jefferson County ISU Extension Office.

The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program.

Registration begins at 1 p.m., and the course runs from 1:30-4 p.m.

The registration fee is $35. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, call the Jefferson County Extension Office at 472-4166.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 2, 3O, 3T, 3OT and 10.

Topics to be covered include equipment calibration and safe application techniques; pesticide labels; pesticide stewardship; and Iowa insect, disease and turfgrass updates.

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.

 

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