Seed Treatment Course Scheduled for Feb. 24

ISU Extension & Outreach, Hamilton County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators Feb. 24, 2016. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

The local attendance site is the Hamilton County Extension office, 311 Bank Street in Webster City. The course runs from 9 to 11 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Feb. 17 and $45 after Feb. 17. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Stacie Iles at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Hamilton County by phoning 515-832-9597.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 4 and 10. Topics to be covered include neonics in groundwater, seed treatments and pollinators, evaluation of seed applied nematicides on soybeans, seed treatment IPM, seed treatment stewardship, and seed treatment labels.

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered. Interested participants should bring their CCA number to the program.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP team can be accessed at