ISU Extension and Outreach Offers Certified Handlers Program March 21

Pocahontas 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).
 
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Dianne Dirks at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Pocahontas County by phoning 712-335-3103 or email dianned@iastate.edu .
 
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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