RICEVILLE, Iowa — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Howard County office will be offering four opportunities to attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course, led by Extension Field Agronomist Brian Lang and Terry Basol. The first session is scheduled for Thursday, December 19 at the Community Center in Riceville, Iowa at 9:30 a.m. Other sessions will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020 either 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. at the Featherlite Center in Cresco, Iowa.
The final session in Howard County will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. at The Mint in Protivin, Iowa. The course will run for approximately two and a half hours. The registration fee is $20. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact your county extension office. The course will fulfill 2019 recertification requirements for private pesticide applicators. Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage of pesticides; laws and regulations; personal protective equipment, and pests, pest management, and pesticides.
AGRONOMY IN THE FIELD
A series of programs geared for women ag producers. December 17 at 6 p.m. there will be a zoom meeting at the Howard County Extension Office in Cresco. Call to reserve your spot – space is limited. Call 547-3001. Topic for December is Farming for Bushels or Profitability?
— ISU Extension and Outreach
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