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Commercial ag weed, insect, plant disease course set for Nov. 13

Oct 28, 2013

Washington County Extension will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Nov. 13. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. There is registration fee that increases after Nov. 6. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Nancy Adrian at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Washington County by phoning 319-653-4811.

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 pesticide handling; personal protective equipment; pests, pest management and pesticides; and pesticide stewardship.

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Pest 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 PME program can be accessed at<www.extension.iastate.edu/PME/ComAp.html>.

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