Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, Plant Disease Course Set for Nov. 14

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Plymouth County Extension will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Nov. 14.

The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program.

The local attendance site is the Plymouth County Extension Office, in Le Mars. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 7 and $45 after Nov. 7.

To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact: Janelle, ISU Extension and Outreach office, Le Mars: 712-546-7835

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C and 10.

Topics to be covered include equipment calibration and safe application techniques, drift management, pesticide labels, pesticide stewardship, pests and pest management

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Pest Management will be offered at this program. Any interested participant should bring his or her CCA number.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed at