Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Course Offered Oct. 24

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Shelby County office will host an Mosquito/Public Health Pest Mangement Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2019. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.
The local attendance site for the Oct. 24 CIC is the Shelby County Extension Office at 906 6th Street in Harlan. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Kristen Bieret at the ISU Extension and Outreach Shelby County office at 712-755-3104.
The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7D (Community Insect Management), 8 (Public Health Pest Control), and 10 (Research and Demonstration). The course will cover topics such as: recognition of sensitive areas and other non-target sites; pesticide labels including restricted entry intervals; pests, pest management, and pesticides, including a variety of environments; and specific factors which may lead to a hazardous condition.

 Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered through the PSEP Program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP.

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