Extension offers certified handlers program

   Jones County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 11. The program will be shown across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

     The local attendance site is the Citizens State Bank Youth Development Center in Monticello. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before March 4, and $45 after March 4. To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Shawnee Oswald at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Jones County by calling 319-465-3224.

     The course will provide continuing instruction credit for certified handlers. Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage, personal protective equipment, laws and regulations, and secondary containment requirements.

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


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