Pest Control Operators Course

West Pottawattamie County will host a Pest Control Operators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, December 3, 2014. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program.

The local site for the December 4 CIC is West Pottawattamie Extension & Outreach, 1705 McPherson Ave, Council Bluffs, IA. Registration begins at 8:30 am followed by sessions from 9:00 to 11:30 am. The registration fee is $60 on or before November 26 and $70 after November 26. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Rachel Summy at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in West Pottawattamie County by phoning 712-366-7070 or

The 2013 course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7A, 7B, 8 and 10. The course will cover topics such as bed bug and termite treatment options, rodent control, ant baiting, safe wildlife management, and Iowa pesticide laws and regulations.

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


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