Cherokee County will host a Fumigation Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Tuesday, Nov. 30. 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 Nov. 30 CIC is Cherokee County Extension Office at 209 Centennial, Suite A Cherokee. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by sessions from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 23 and $45 after Nov. 23. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact the Cherokee County Extension office by phoning 712-225-6196.
The 2010 course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7C (Fumigation) and 10 (Demonstration and Research). The course will cover topics including safe handling and storage of fumigants; pests and pest management; laws and regulations; and respiratory protection.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered through the PME Program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.