|Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, Plant Disease Course Set for Nov. 16|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Joy Venhorst|
|Wednesday, 31 August 2011 09:09|
Scott County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program.
The local attendance site is the ISU Scott County Extension office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 9 and $45 after Nov. 9. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the ISU Scott County Extension office by phoning 563-359-7577.
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10. Topics to be covered include protecting groundwater and other nontarget sites, phytotoxicity, pesticide stewardship, pests and pest management.
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Soil and Water Management and Pest Management will be offered at this program. Please bring your CCA number if interested.Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME/.
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