Continuing instructional courses for spring 2005

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 spring courses are scheduled:

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management

February 16, 2005

Categories 1A, 1B, 1C, 10

Ornamental and Turf Applicators

March 2, 2005

Categories 2, 3O, 3T, 3OT, 10

Certified Handlers

March 17, 2005

Category H

Seed Treatment

April 6, 2005

Categories 4, 10

Brochures with registration details will be sent to employers with employees certified in the various categories. If you would like more information about the courses or would like to download a copy of a registration brochure, visit the Pesticide Management and the Environment Program Web site at If you have specific questions about the programs, please contact Beth Minner at (515) 294-0397 or by e-mail at

This article originally appeared on page 8 of the IC-494 (1) -- January 24, 2005 issue.

Updated 01/23/2005 - 1:00pm