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 O'Brien County Commercial Pesticide Schedule

Videos will be shown on the following dates and times at our office located at 340 2nd Street SE in Primghar.

Please preregister to 712-957-5045. 

  • 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. 

Testing - Training Information

IDALS Information for Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicators 

At this site you will find:

    - Testing Information
    - Training Information
    - Pesticide Database

O'Brien County Reshow Schedule

1st Thursday of each month - Call 712-957-5045 to set up an appointment
9:00 - 11:30 am
1:00 - 3:30 pm

Other Counties Dates:
Lyon County: 1st Thursday of the Month

Osceola County: 2nd Tuesday of the Month

Sioux County: 3rd Thursday of the Month