Mosquito management course offered
A mosquito/public health pest management continuing instructional course for commercial pesticide applicators will be presented Oct. 24.
The program will be shown through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program at the Jefferson County ISU Extension Office.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by sessions from 9-11:30 a.m.
The registration fee is $35 on or before Oct. 17 and $45 after Oct. 17.
To register or obtain additional information about the class, call Barb Kistler at the Jefferson County ISU Extension Office at 472-4166.
The 2013 course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7D (Community Insect Management), 8 (Public Health Pest Control) and 10 (Demonstration and Research).
The course will cover topics, such as laws and regulations, safe handling and storage of pesticides and PPE, and biology and management of selected public health pests.
Additional information about this and other courses offered through the PME Program can be found at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.