Aquatic, forest and right-of-way CIC is set

     Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Jones County office will host an Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

     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 the Citizens State Bank Youth Development Center in Monticello. Due to social distancing requirements, preregistration is required. Walk-ins on the day of the program will only be admitted if room allows.

     The course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Oct. 14 and $45 after Oct. 14. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Shawnee Oswald at the ISU Extension and Outreach Jones County office at 319-465-3224.

     The course will provide continuing instruction credits for commercial and public pesticide applicators certified in categories 2 (Forest Pest Control), 5 (Aquatic Pest Control), 6 (Right-of-Way Pest Control), and 10 (Research and Demonstration). Topics to be covered are: safe handling and storage of pesticides, laws and regulations, personal protective equipment, and pests, pest management, and pesticides.

     Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered through the PSEP Program can be accessed at




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