|Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Course Offered Oct. 27, 2011|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Joy Venhorst|
|Wednesday, 31 August 2011 09:08|
Scott County Extension Office will host a Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Thursday, Oct. 27, 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 site for the Oct. 27 CIC is the ISU Scott County Extension office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Oc. 20 and $45 after Oct. 20. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the Scott County Extension office by phoning 563-359-7577.The 2011 course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7D (Community Insect Management); 8 (Public Health Pest Control); and 10 (Demonstration and Research). The course will cover topics such as laws and regulations; pesticide toxicity and exposure; mosquitoes, ticks, and spiders.
Additional information about this and other courses offered through the PME Program may be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.
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