Seed treatment course scheduled for Feb. 27

Webster County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instructional Course for commercial pesticide applicators Feb. 27. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pest Management and the Environment program.

The local attendance site is the ISU Webster County Extension and Outreach office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Feb. 20 and $45 after Feb. 20. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Ally Zagers at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Webster County, 576-2119.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 4 and 10. Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage of pesticides and PPE; pests, pest management, and pesticides; laws and regulations; and pesticide stewardship.

Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Units also will be offered this year. Interested participants should bring their CCA number to the program. Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PME program can be accessed at