Extension News

2005 Fall Greenhouse Growers’ Continuing Instructional Course Scheduled for October 26 and 27

9/8/2005

AMES, Iowa -- Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids and the Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs will serve as sites for the Fall 2005 Greenhouse Growers’ Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators. Participation in the full program will qualify as Iowa pesticide recertification training for 2005 in categories 3G, 3O, 7E, and 10 (greenhouse, ornamental, wood preservatives and research and demonstration). The CIC is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension Pest Management and the Environment (PME) Program, Department of Entomology and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

 

The CIC will be offered on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Washington Hall, Room 104, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, and on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Career Building, Board Room, 2nd floor, Iowa School for the Deaf, Council Bluffs.

 

The registration fee is $30 per person for Iowa pesticide recertification. The fee is $15 per person for those wishing to participate without recertification. To register for the CIC at the Cedar Rapids site, mail and make checks payable to Johnson County Extension, 4265 Oak Crest Hill Rd SE, Iowa City, IA 52246-5881. For additional information, contact Patrick O’Malley by e-mail at omall@iastate.edu or phone at (319) 337-2145.

 

To register for the CIC at the Council Bluffs site, mail and make checks payable to Shelby County Extension, 906 6th Street, Harlan, IA 51537. For additional information, contact Eldon Everhart by e-mail at everhart@iastate.edu or phone at (712) 755-3104. 

 

Registration forms for this and other courses being offered by PME Program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.

 

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Contacts :

Linda Naeve, Horticulture, (515) 294-8946, lnaeve@iastate.edu

Keven Arrowsmith, Continuing Education and Communication Services, (515) 294-2405, karrows@iastate.edu