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Ornamental & turf grass applicators course offered

November 4, 2012
Reinbeck Courier

Grundy County Extension will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 7, 2012. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment (PME) program.

The local attendance site is Grundy County Extension Office. Registration begins at 1 p.m., and the course runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. There is a registration fee. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Shari Sell-Bakker at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Grundy County by phoning 319-824-6979.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 2, 3O, 3T, 3OT, and 10. Topics to be covered include equipment calibration and safe application techniques, pesticide labels, pesticide stewardship, and Iowa insect, disease, and turfgrass updates.

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



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