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Commercial ag weed, insect, plant disease course set for Nov. 16

November 13, 2016
Reinbeck Courier

Grundy County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

The local attendance site is at the Grundy County Extension & Outreach office at 703 F Avenue, Suite 1, Grundy Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Loretta at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Grundy County by phoning 319-824-6979.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10. Some of the topics to be covered include: pesticide applications and impacts to sensitive areas; pesticide labels; pest management and pesticides; and restricted entry intervals and pre harvest intervals.

Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Pest Management and Soil and Water Management will be offered at this program. Any interested participant should bring his or her CCA number.



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