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.


Upcoming Commercial Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

Lyon County

**PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

  • Pest Control Operators (7A, 7B, 8)
    • December 6, 2023 | 9:00 AM | Lyon County Extension Office
  • Aerial Applicators
    • Please call to schedule a time to view this training. 

Call (712) 472-2576 to register for any of the trainings.

Upcoming Live-Streamed Commercial Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

  • Ornamental and Turf Pest Control (3O, 3T, 3OT)
    • November 30, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Pest Control (1A, 1B, 1C)
    • November 28, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Forest, Aquatic, and Right-of-Way (2, 5, 6)
    • November 16, 2023 | 1:00 PM
    • November 20, 2023 | 1:00 PM
  • Seed Treatment (4)
    • November 28, 2023 | 1:00 PM
  • Pest Control Operators (7A, 7B, 7D*NEW, 8)
    • December 7, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Greenhouse and Ornamental Pest Control (3G, 3O)
    • December 7, 2023 | 1:00 PM
  • Certified Handler 
    • December 8, 2023 | 9:00 AM
  • Fumigation (7C)
    • December 9, 2023 | 1:00 PM
  • Aerial Application (11)
    • December 12, 2023 | 9:00 AM

**To register for upcoming live-streamed commercial pesticide applicator continuing instruction courses, please register online at: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/. Note: links will be ready mid-August. 

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing/Training Information

IDALS Information for Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicators

At this site you will find:

  • Testing Information
  • Training Information
  • Pesticide Database