Commercial Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course

The goal of the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) is to provide educational information throughout Iowa on the safe and effective use of pesticides. PSEP is responsible for Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses (CIC’s) in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Other programs that PSEP is involved in include integrated pest management, worker protection, environmental quality, and agricultural health.


2024 C-CIC County Program Schedule

Registration Fees $45 if RSVP’d 1 week in advance (Price is the same for all programs UNLESS noted below) Late Fees $55

Spring C-CIC

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Pest Control 1A, 1B, 1C
14-Feb 9:00 AM 11:45 AM

Seed Treatment 4
21-Feb 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Certified Handlers
20-March 9:00 AM 11:45 AM

Ornamental and Turf Pest Control 3O, 3T, 3OT
27-March 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

FALL C-CIC

Forest, Aquatic, and Right-of-Way Pest Control 2, 5, 6
16-Oct 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Ornamental and Turf Pest Control 3O, 3T, 3OT
13-Nov 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Fumigation 7C
19-Nov 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Pest Control 1A, 1B, 1C
20-Nov 9:00 AM 11:45 AM

Pest Control Operators 7A, 7B, 8 (Registration Fee $70 by 11/27 Late Registration fee $80)
4-Dec 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Aerial Application 11
CALL by December 11 to set a date for 2024

Greenhouse and Ornamental Pest Control 3G, 3O
CALL by December 11 to set a date for 2024

Live Streamed Continuing Instruction Courses for 2024

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program will be hosting live-streamed Commercial Continuing Instruction Courses (C-CIC) online this fall as an additional opportunity for commercial pesticide applicators to attend.  Attendees will need a computer or device with good internet connection to participate in the programs.  Applicators can register by going to the Extension Store (https://store.extension.iastate.edu) and searching for “Live Streamed”.  Please note that registration ends when the maximum of 290 attendees or at 9 am the day before the program, whichever occurs first.

Here is the schedule for the statewide CIC dates and times:

  • Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Pest Control (CCA CEU's Available) 1A, 1B, 1C
    • February 20, 9 a.m.
    • March 12, 9 a.m.
    • April 2, 9 a.m.
  • Ornamental and Turfgrass Pest Control, Categories 3O, 3T, and 3OT
    • March 5, 9 a.m.
    • March 26, 9 a.m.
    • April 16, 9 a.m.
  • FALL Dates will be posted https://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/

Here is the schedule for upcoming Live-streamed Private Pesticide Applicator CIC

02/20/24 1:00 pm

Resource Handout

IDALS Self-Service Portal Help Sheet

03/12/24 1:00 pm
04/02/24 6:00 pm

(Links will be made available when program Dates/Times are set. Registration closes at 9 am the day before the program)

Contacts:
Kathleen Wilson, Pesticide Safety Education Program, 515-294-1122, kmwilson@iastate.edu

Related website: www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP  https://store.extension.iastate.edu/