Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators course offered March 1

Preregister before February 22 for fall commercial pesticide applicator training recertification

Iowa State University and Outreach Tama County office will host an Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, March 1, 2023. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

The local attendance site is Tama County Extension office. Preregistration is required. Walk-ins are not guaranteed admission. The course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $45 on or before Feb. 22 and $55 after Feb. 22 To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Haley Princehouse at the ISU Extension and Outreach Tama County office at 641-484-2703.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 3O, 3T, and 3OT. The IDALS-required topics to be covered are personal protective equipment and safe handling, storage of pesticides including chemical safety; and pest management and pesticides.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses being offered by the PSEP team can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/psep.