Winneshiek County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Tuesday, February 12th. The program will be shown at the Winneshiek County Extension Office, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the course running from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
People taking the course can save money by registering by Tuesday for $35. After Tuesday the registration fee will be $45. To register or to obtain additional information about the course, call Winneshiek County Extension at (563) 382-2949.
The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10. Topics covered will include information on recognition of sensitive areas as potentially impacted by pesticides, pesticide labels, restricted entry interval and preharvest intervals, and pest management. Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Soil and Water Management and Integrated Pest Management will be offered at this program. Interested participants should bring their CCA number.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP/ComAp.html.