Fumigating CIC is set in Monticello

     Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Jones County office will host a Fumigation Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial and private fumigant pesticide applicators on Tuesday, Nov. 17. 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 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 a.m.

     The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 10 and $45 after Nov. 10. 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 credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7C (Fumigation) and 10 (Research and Demonstration) and private pesticide applicators who are certified to apply fumigants. The course will cover topics including: 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 PSEP can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/psep.



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