Certified pesticide handlers program set

Webster County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instructional Course from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the ISU Webster County Extension office.

The program will be shown across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension Pest Management and the Environment program.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $45. To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Ally Zagers at 576-2119.

The course will provide continuing instructional credit for certified handlers.

Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage of pesticides; personal protective equipment; interpreting pesticide labels, laws and regulations; and restricted entry intervals.

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