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ISU Extension and Outreach offers certified handlers program

March 16, 2014
Reinbeck Courier

Grundy County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The program will be shown across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program (PME).

The local attendance site is the Grundy County Extension office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the course runs from 9 to 11 a.m. There is a registration fee. To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Ashley Kitzman at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Grundy County by calling 319-824-6979.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for certified handlers. Topics to be covered include effects of pesticides on groundwater and other non-target sites; responding to spills and accidents; secondary containment requirements; pesticide container handling and disposal; and nontarget injury and community problems associated with pesticide handling facilities.

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



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