Pesticide applicator recertification class set

The Jefferson County Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office will host a Fumigation Continuing Instruction Course for commercial and private fumigant pesticide applicators Nov. 14.

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 Colleen Matson at the Jefferson County ISU Extension and Outreach office at 472-4166.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by sessions from 9-11 a.m.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7C (Fumigation) and 10 (Research and Demonstration) and private pesticide applicators who are certified to apply fumigants. It will cover topics including safe handling and storage of pesticides; pests, pest management and pesticides; laws and regulations; and personal protective equipment.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered through PSEP can be accessed at