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.

Fall 2023 Schedule for Cherokee County

We will be showing the following videos on the following dates and times at our office, 209 Centennial Drive, Suite A, Cherokee. You must let us know in advance if you plan to attend by calling 712-225-6196.


  • Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators (3O, 3T, 3OT)
    • November 8, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management (1A, 1B, 1C)
    • November 15, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Fumigation (7C)
    • November 14, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Roadside, Forest, and Aquatic Pest Management (2, 5, 6)
    • October 18, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Pest Control Operators (7A, 7B, 8)
    • December 6, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Aerial Applicators
    • Please call to schedule a time to view this training. 



If you would like to schedule a different showing time, please call 712-225-6196. We will work with you to find a suitable time for a reshow at our office. 

Testing & Training Info

IDALS Information for Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicators 

At this site you will find:

  • Testing Information
  • Training Information
  • Pesticide Database