Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Course Offered November 9 Print
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Written by Joy Venhorst   
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 09:09

Scott County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 9, 2011. The program can be seen 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 1 p.m., and the course runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 2 and $45 after Nov. 2. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the ISU Extension office in Scott County by phoning 563-359-7577.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 2, 3O, 3T, 3OT and 10. Topics to be covered include effects of pesticides on groundwater and other nontarget sites; phytotoxicity; pesticide stewardship; Iowa forest health update; and turfgrass herbicide research updates.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses being offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.


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