Preregister before Nov. 29 for fall commercial pesticide applicator training recertification

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fayette County office will host a Pest Control Operators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

The local attendance site is 218 South Main St. Fayette. Preregistration is required. The course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $70 on or before Nov. 29 and $80 after Nov. 29. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Deb Kahler at the ISU Extension and Outreach Fayette County office at 563-425-3331.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 7A (General Household Pest), 7B (Termite), 8 (Public Health), and new this year 7D (Community Insect). The course will cover topics such as: personal protective equipment and safe handling; storage of pesticides, including chemical security; and pests, pest management and pesticides.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered through PSEP can be accessed at