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BV County Extension Hosting CIC Course Next Week

March 05, 2021 9:30am

Buena Vista County Extension will host a Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, March 10th.

The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program, is available at office locations across the state. The local attendance site is the Prairie Lakes AEA Building in Storm Lake. The course runs from 9am to 11:30am.

The registration fee is 35-dollars on or before March 10th, and 45-dollars after that date. Walk-ins on the day of the program will only be admitted if rooms allows.

To register, contact Stacie Hewett at the BV County Extension Office at 712-732-5056.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for certified handlers. Topics covered will include safe handling of pesticides, including responding to spills and accidents, recognizing pesticide poisoning symptoms, and mixing procedures including dilution and compatibility.