Continuing instructional courses for certified commercial pesticide applicators

Pesticide use in Iowa is regulated under the Pesticide Act of Iowa. Iowa State University Extension provides training and certification programs for commercial pesticide applicators in Iowa. Several fall courses have been scheduled including:

Roadside, Forest, and Aquatic Pest Management
October 22, 2003
Categories 2, 5, 6, 10

Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management
October 28, 2003
Categories 7D, 8, 10

Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators
November 11, 2003
Categories 2, 3O, 3T, 3OT, 10

Commercial Ag Pesticide Applicators
November 19, 2003
Categories 1A, 1B, 1C, 10

Aerial Applicators
November 21, 2003
Categories 11, 10

Grain Fumigation
November 25, 2003
Categories 7C, 10

Pest Control Operators
December 3, 2003
Categories 7A, 7B, 8, 10

Seed Treatment
December 2003
Categories 4, 10

Brochures with registration details will be sent to employers with employees certified in the various categories. If you would like to learn more about the courses visit www.ucs.iastate.edu. If you have specific questions about the programs please call Jane at (515) 294-1101 or send an e-mail to jpunke@iastate.edu.

This article originally appeared on page 176 of the IC-490(23) -- October 20, 2003 issue.

Updated 10/19/2003 - 1:00pm