Private Pesticide Continuing Education Course

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Chickasaw County office will be offering three opportunities to attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course (P-CIC), led by Extension Field Agronomist, Terry Basol. The first two sessions are scheduled for January 26, 2023, at 1:30 pm and again at 7:00 pm at the New Hampton Community Center, 112  East Spring Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. The course will be offered again on March 9, 2023, at the same location. Due to social distancing requirements, preregistration is required. Walk-ins on the day of the program will only be admitted if room allows. Please preregister by calling Lynn Bruess at 641-394-2174.


The course will run for approximately 2 ½ hours including check-in and breaks. The registration fee is $30. To register or to obtain additional information about the P-CIC, contact your county extension office.

The course will fulfill 2022-2023 recertification requirements for private pesticide applicators. Topics to be covered include:

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe handling
  • Storage of pesticides
  • Pests, pest management and pesticides