Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Course

Buena Vista County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 8th, 2017. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program team.

The local attendance site is 824 Flindt Drive, Storm Lake. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 1st and $45 after Nov. 1st. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Katelyn Brinkerhoff at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Buena Vista County by phoning 712-732-5056.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 3O, 3T, 3OT, and 10. Topics to be covered include: pesticide applications and impacts to sensitive areas, pests, pest management, and pesticides with discussions on ornamentals, home lawns, golf course turfgrass, and sports turfgrass; pesticide labels; and restricted entry intervals.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses being offered by the PSEP team can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/psep.


Mark Shour, ISU Department of Entomology, 515-294-1101, mshour@iastate.edu

Katelyn Brinkerhoff, ISU Extension and Outreach Buena Vista County, 712-732-5056, kbrink@iastate.edu