Certified Handlers course set for March 8

Preregister before March 1 for spring commercial pesticide applicator

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County will host a Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, March 8, 2023. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP), is available at office locations across Iowa.

The local attendance site is Tama County Extension office. Preregistration is required. Walk-ins on the day of the program are not guaranteed admission. The course runs from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $45 on or before March 1 and $55 after March 1. 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 instruction credit for certified handlers. Topics covered will include personal protection equipment, storage of pesticides, including chemical security; and secondary containment requirements.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP program can be accessed at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP