Newly Revised Private Pesticide Applicator Manual Now Available
The newly revised Private Pesticide Applicator Manual CS1 (formally known as PSEP 1) is available for individuals planning to take the private pesticide applicator exam to become certified or renew their certification as a private pesticide applicator in Iowa. Topics covered in the manual (134 pages) include general information; laws and regulations; pesticide labeling; pest management; pests; pesticide formulations; pesticides and human health; personal protective equipment; pesticide storage and handling; emergency response, fires, and spills; pesticides and the environment; and pesticide application procedures. This manual will assist persons in preparing to take the private pesticide applicator exam administered by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.
Starting September 1, 2019, private pesticide applicator exams will be based on information covered in the new manual.