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ISU Extension offers certified handlers program

By Staff | Feb 27, 2013

AMES – Webster County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instructional Course at from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on March 13.

The program will be shown across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension Pest Management and the Environment program.

The local attendance site is the Webster County Extension office in Fort Dodge.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before March 6 and $45 after March 6.

To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Ally Zagers in Webster County by calling (515) 576-2119.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for certified handlers.

Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage of pesticides, personal protective equipment, interpreting pesticide labels, laws and regulations, and restricted entry intervals.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.

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