Commercial pesticide applicator training sessions

Three training sessions designed to help prepare individuals for the commercial pesticide applicator examinations will be offered in eastern Iowa.

The training sessions will cover the Iowa Core Manual and categories 1A (Agricultural Weed Management), 1B (Agricultural Insect Control), 1C (Ag Diseases), 3O,T, and G (Ornamental, Turf, and Greenhouse Pest Management), and 6 (Right-of-Way). Training on the Iowa Core Manual will run from 9 -10:30 a.m. and individual category training will take place from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The dates and locations for the training sessions are:

  • Monday, Feb. 9, Montgomery Hall, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Iowa City
  • Monday, March 1, Iowa State University Extension Scott County Office, 875 Tanglefoot Lane, Bettendorf
  • Monday, March 15, Iowa State University Extension Des Moines County Office, 900 Osborn Street, Burlington

There is a $15 fee per person at each training session. These training sessions do NOT qualify as continuing instructional courses. For more information, please contact Jim Fawcett at (319) 337-2145 or Virgil Schmitt at (563) 263-5701.

This article originally appeared on page 9 of the IC-492 (1) -- January 26, 2004 issue.

Updated 01/25/2004 - 1:00pm