ISU Extension and Outreach Offers Certified Handlers Program March 21

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Crawford County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The program will be shown across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).
 
The local attendance site is at the Crawford County Extension office at 35 South Main Street, Denison.  The course runs from 9 to 11 a.m. with a registration fee of $35.  To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Crawford County by calling 712-263-4697.
 
The course will provide continuing instruction credit for certified handlers. Topics to be covered includecalibrating dispensing systems and use of measuring devices; recognizing pesticide poisoning symptoms; formulation-specific mixing procedures; and community issues such as non-target injury associated with pesticide handling and storage facilities, including disposal and runoff.
 
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP team can be accessed at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/.

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