GREENFIELD – Adair County will offer a “last chance” Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for private pesticide applicators April 15 at Adair County Extension Office in Greenfield. This program, produced by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP), will fulfill 2018 recertification requirements for private pesticide applicators.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the course runs for approximately two and a half hours. The registration fee is $20. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Kathy Rohrig at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Adair County by phoning 641-743-8412.
Topics covered include recognition of sensitive areas, including groundwater and other non-target sites and organisms and best management practices to protect these areas, pesticide labels, pests, pest management and pesticides.
Additional locations offering this course are listed on the Pesticide Safety Education Program website at www.extension.iastate.edu/psep.