Certified Handlers Course Coming Soon


Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Mahaska County will host a Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for Wednesday, March 20. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP), is available at office locations across Iowa.

The local attendance site is the Mahaska County Extension office, 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa. Preregistration may be required. Walk-ins on the day of the program are not guaranteed admission. The course runs from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $45 on or before March 13 and $55 after March 13. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Laura Ayala at the ISU Extension and Outreach Mahaska County office at 641-673-5841.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for certified handlers. Topics covered will include safe handling of pesticides; recognizing pesticide poisoning symptoms; and mixing procedures.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP program can be accessed at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/PSEP

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