Pesticide Safety Education Program

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 In-Person Commercial Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

(Registration Forms avialble Mid-August)
Please contact your county extension office for preregistration requirements.  Map of County Offices

Continuing Instruction Course Date Start Program Resources
Forest, Aquatic, and Right-of-Way
Pest Control

2, 5, 6
10/16/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
Ornamental and Turf Pest Control
3O, 3T, 3OT
11/13/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
Fumigation (Commercial and Private)
7C
11/19/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Pest Control 
(CCA CEU's Available)

1A, 1B, 1C
11/20/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
Pest Control Operators
7A, 7B, 7D, 8

12/04/24

9:00 am Resource Handout
Aerial Application
11
Availabe in County Offices Resource Handout
Greenhouse Pest Control (Commercial and Private)
3G
Will be available in County Offices this fall Resource Handout

Upcoming Live-Streamed Commercial Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

(Registration Links available Mid-August.  Registration closes at Noon the day before the program)

Continuing Instruction Course Date Start Program Resources
Ornamental and Turf Pest Control
3O, 3T, 3OT
09/24/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
10/29/24 1:00 pm
12/03/24 9:00 am
Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Pest Control
(CCA CEU's Available)

1A, 1B, 1C
09/24/24 1:00 pm Resource Handout
10/29/24 9:00 am
12/05/24 9:00 am
Ornamental and Turf Pest Control & Mosquito
3O, 3T, 3OT, 7A, 7D
10/01/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
Forest, Aquatic, and Right-of-Way
Pest Control

2, 5, 6
10/17/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
11/12/24 9:00 am
12/03/24 1:00 pm
Seed Treatment (CCA CEU's Available)
4
12/05/24 1:00 pm Resource Handout
Pest Control Operators
7A, 7B, 7D, 8
12/12/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
Greenhouse Pest Control (Commercial and Private)
3G
12/12/24 1:00 p Resource Handout
Certified Handler
Handler
12/17/24 9:00 am Resource Handout
Fumigation (Commercial and Private)
7C
12/17/24 1:00 pm Resource Handout
Aerial Application
11
12/19/24 9:00 am Resource Handout

 

Upcoming In-Person Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

(This is list will not be updated throughout the season.Contact the county you are interested in attending for details of the program)

2024-2025 In-Person Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

Upcoming Live-Streamed Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

(Links will be made available when program Dates/Times are set.  Registration closes at 9am the day before the program)

Continuing Instruction Course Date Start Program Resources
Private Pesticide Applicators TBD TBD

Resource Handout

IDALS Self-Service Portal Help Sheet

TBD TBD
TBD TBD

Upcoming Last Chance Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Courses

(Contact the county you are interested in attending for details of the program)

2024-2025 P-CIC Last Chance P-CIC Trainings by County