Registration under way for Certified Handlers Program

A Certified Handlers Program is planned March 21 at the Jefferson County ISU Extension office.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9-11 a.m.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for certified handlers. Topics to be covered include calibrating dispensing systems and use of measuring devices; recognizing pesticide poisoning symptoms; formation-specific mixing procedures; and community issues such as non-target injury associated with pesticide handling and storage facilities, including disposal and runoff.

The registration fee is $35 on or before March 14 and $45 after March 14.

Call the Jefferson County ISU Extension office at 472-4166 for information.