Registration due for commercial ag weed, insect, plant disease course
Jefferson County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators Feb. 12.
The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program.
The local attendance site is Jefferson County ISU Extension Office on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Fairfield.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9-11:30 a.m.
The registration fee is $35 on or before Feb. 5 and $45 after Feb. 5.
To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Barbara Kistler at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Jefferson County by phoning 472-4166.
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10.
Some of the topics to be covered include water quality protection; pests, pest management and pesticides; phytotoxicity; and pesticide stewardship.
Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units in soil and water management and pest management will be offered at the program. Any interested participant should bring his or her CCA number.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME/ComAp.html.