Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Course Offered March 4
Winnebago County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
The local attendance site is Winnebago County Extension Office. The course runs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The registration fee is $35. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Valarie at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Winnebago County by phoning 641-584-2261.
The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 3O, 3T, 3OT and 10. Topics to be covered include effects of pesticides on groundwater and other nontarget sites and pesticide persistence; phytotoxicity; invasive turfgrass species; cultural turfgrass management for sports fields; emerald ash borer update; benefits of trees; pesticides, pest management, and pesticide stewardship.
Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses being offered by the PME program can be accessed at www.extension.iastate.edu/PME.