Certified Handlers Program set for March 26

Posted March 4, 2014 at 11:14 pm

Plymouth County Extension & Outreach will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 26.

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 LeMars Extension and Outreach located at 251 12th St. SE in Le Mars.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before March 19 and $45 after March 19. To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Jill Leners at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Plymouth County by calling 712.546.7835.

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 www.extension.iastate.edu/PME/.

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