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Work Toward Zero Pesticide Storage
By implementing a few key management strategies presented here, most farmers may achieve Zero Pesticide Storage in two or three years.
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Keep gloves handy for pesticide work -- Safe Farm
Tips for choosing the right gloves.
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Finding a Certified Pesticide Applicator for Emerald Ash Borer Treatment
A useful guide to finding certified pesticide applicators who can treat for tree and shrub pests, including the emerald ash borer.
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Urban Pesticide Applications -- Notification Requirements and Sign Specifications for Commercial and Public Applicators in Iowa
This two-page fact sheet gives notification requirements and sign specifications for commercial and public pesticide applicators in urban areas of Iowa.

Reviewed and updated as requirements change.
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Pesticide Container Recycling
Know which containers to recycle; what procedures to follow (including cleansing, bagging, and pickup); and where recycling sites are located. Describes the Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC) program.
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Managing Pesticide Containers
Find your legal requirements to manage pesticide containers, options for recycling, and safe methods to clean containers. Gives a nine-step cleaning process.
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Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: Farmer Perspectives on Pesticide Resistance
Survey results for the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll concern farmers’ perceptions on pesticide resistance. Questions focused on farmer experience with resistant weeds and rootworms, concern about resistance, use of various resistance management practices, and the perceived effectiveness of those practices.
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DNR Commercial Manure Applicator Certification Fact Sheet: MAC - Manure Applicator Certification
This form provides background information on manure applicator certification including legal issues, training courses, testing, late fees, certificates, requirements, and disciplinary actions.

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DNR Confinement Site Manure Applicator Certification Fact Sheet: MAC - Manure Applicator Certification
DNR's manure applicator certification: includes information on who is affected, becoming certified, maintaining certification, grace period, late fees, manure application, duplicate certificates, certification training courses, testing, training manual, test preparation, requirements for manure application, and disciplinary actions.
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Category 6, Right-of-Way -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
The newly revised Right-of-Way Category 6 manual is available for Iowa's commercial and public pesticide applicators. The 98 page manual covers the noxious weeds and other weed species common in Iowa's right-of-way environments and the various strategies used in managing these weeds. The manual was written with full input from subject matter experts across Iowa. Complete with four-color pictures, this descriptive work will not only assist persons in preparing to take the Category 6 examination, but will also serve as a reference for applicators.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 7C, Fumigation -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual is for individuals wishing to become certified as a private or commercial applicator in Fumigation, Category 7C.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 7A, General and Household Pest Management -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
To be certified in commercial pesticide applicator category 7A, or as a pest control operator, food plant sanitarian, or otherwise be responsible for the management and elimination of household pests use the information in this manual to study prior to your certification examinations.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Iowa Core Companion - Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual Review and Quiz Modules
This companion to the Iowa Core Manual provides both review and practice quizzes based on information needed to pass the Iowa Core examination for commercial pesticide applicators.

The modules are designed to assist you in understanding the material covered in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 445. The review module contains the learning objectives from each chapter of the core manual, case studies, and over 100 review questions. The quiz module contains over 100 multiple-choice, true/false, and matching questions. This training should be used in association with the Iowa Core Manual, CS 445.

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(Previously known as IC 0445 COMPANION)
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Iowa Core Manual & Companion (CD) Set - Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual with Review and Quiz Modules
Purchase as a set - save $5.00 over purchasing individually.

The Core Manual provides information needed to pass the Iowa Core examination for commercial pesticide applicators.

This Companion to the Iowa Core Manual provides both review and practice quizzes based on information needed to pass the Iowa Core examination for commercial pesticide applicators.

The modules are designed to assist you in understanding the material covered in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 445. The review module contains the learning objectives from each chapter of the core manual, case studies, and over 100 review questions. The quiz module contains over 100 multiple-choice, true/false, and matching questions. This training should be used in association with the Iowa Core Manual, CS 445.

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(Previously known as IC 0445 SET)
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Iowa Core Manual - Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This certification manual is intended to provide the "core" or basic understanding of safe and responsible pesticide use needed to successfully pass the Iowa Core examination for commercial pesticide applicators. This manual serves as a study guide for the core exam which covers subjects relating to applicable state and federal laws and regulations; pest management; label comprehension; pesticides; safety; the environment; and equipment and application techniques.

(Previously known as IC 0445)IC445 IC 445
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Category 7D, Community Insect Management -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
Prepare for certification examinations in Category 7D, Community Insect Management, by studying this manual. Full color photos used throughout.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 2, Forest Pest Control -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
Prepare for Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator certification examinations in category 2, Forest Pest Control, by studying this manual. Full color photos used throughout.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 7E, Wood Preservation -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
Prepare for certification examinations in category 7E, Wood Preservation, by studying this manual. Full color photos used throughout.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 445, which also should be used for certification preparation.
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Iowa Certified Handler Manual
This manual is for individuals planning to become a certified handler.

Please note: You do not need to refer to any other pesticide applicator manual to prepare for the certified handler exam.
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Category 4, Seed Treatment -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual is for individuals planning to become certified in commercial pesticide applicator Category 4, Seed Treatment.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 1B, Agricultural Insect Management -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual is for individuals planning to become certified in commercial pesticide applicator Category 1B, Agricultural Insect Management.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Private Pesticide Applicator Study Guide
This thorough manual covers information needed for private pesticide applicators. Topics include general information; pesticides and human health; pesticide handling and waste; application equipment and calibration; pesticides in the environment; laws and regulation; and pest, insect, and weed management.

(Previously known as PAT 0001)
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USDA Recordkeeping Manual for Private Pesticide Applicators
This manual contains forms for recording pesticide use as required by federal regulations. Instructions and requirements for filling out the forms as well as a sample log form are provided. Also includes instructions for accurate sprayer calibration.

(Previously known as PAT 0042)
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Factors Affecting Pesticide Drift
Find out what factors affect pesticide drift distances during ground spray application conditions. Tips are provided for reducing drift.

(Previously known as PAT 0045A)
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Category 1C, Agricultural Crop Disease Management -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual can help you become certified in commercial pesticide applicator Category 1C, Agricultural Crop Disease Management.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 1A, Agricultural Weed Management -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual is for individuals wishing to become certified in commercial pesticide applicator category 1A, Agricultural Weed Control.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 1D, Fruit and Vegetable Pest Management -- A Guide for Commercial Pesticide Applicators
To become certified in commercial pesticide applicator category 1D, study the information in this manual prior to your certification examinations.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Use Eye and Lung Protection -- Family Pesticide Safety
This publication discusses eye and lung safety tips and the protection available.
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Category 8, Public Health Pest Control, -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
To become certified in commercial pesticide applicator category 8, Public Health Pest Control, study the information in this manual prior to your certification examinations.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Protect Your Hands With Gloves -- Family Pesticide Safety
The best way to prevent hand contamination when you need to apply pesticides around the home or farm is by using protective gloves. Many types of protective gloves are available. Use this pamphlet to make an informed choice.
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Assessing Your Pesticide Storage & Management -- Iowa Farm*A*Syst A Farmstead Assessment System
Provides information on proper pesticide storage and management. Answers questions about pesticide contamination prevention, proper pesticide storage, what to do if there is a pesticide spill, and how to handle restricted-use pesticides.
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Category 3, Ornamental, Turf, and Greenhouse Pest Management -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual has been developed for individuals who want to become certified in commercial pesticide applicator Category 3–Ornamental, Turf, and Greenhouse Pest Management.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.

This manual is going through complete revision at this time and two manuals will result from these changes:
CS 15A- Ornamentals and Turfgrass Pest Management -- Anticipated fall 2017 availability
CS 15B - Greenhouse Pest Management -- Anticipated early 2018 availability

Until manuals are available for purchase, please download a copy of the current manual for preparation of the category tests. We apologize for any inconvenience but assure you the new manuals will provide updated, useful information for preparing for the certification exams and as a reference for specific pest and pesticide information.
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Category 7B, Termite Control -- A Guide for Commercial Pesticide Applicators
To become certified in commercial pesticide applicator category 7B, Termite Control, study the information in this manual prior to your certification examinations.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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What to do When Clothes are Soiled with Pesticide -- Family Pesticide Safety
Studies indicate that using the laundering practices outlined in this pamphlet can reduce pesticide contamination for many pesticides so that it is measurable only in trace amounts.
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Understand Label Precautions -- Family Pesticide Safety
The benefits of pesticide use to control pests tend to be widely accepted but the health risks to individuals using them are less well understood. This pamphlet will help you use pesticides safely.
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Wear Coveralls and Aprons -- Family Pesticide Safety
Coveralls and aprons worn over regular work clothing offer additional protection when you dilute, mix, or apply pesticides around the home or farm. This publication discusses disposable, limited-use, and reusable personal protective equipment and how to choose the appropriate protection.
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Confinement Site Manure Applicator Study Guide Notebook
Iowa's confinement site manure applicator certification is designed to help you use manure as an asset and avoid water quality problems due to improper application. Find out about land application, emergencies and safety, applicator rules, recordkeeping, and more.
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Commercial Manure Applicator Certification Study Guide
Iowa's confinement site manure applicator certification is designed to help you use manure as an asset and avoid water quality problems due to improper application. Find out about land application, emergencies and safety, applicator rules, and more. This study guide is for commercial applicators.
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Category 1E, Animal Pest Control -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual is for individuals planning to become certified in commercial pesticide applicator Category 1E, Animal Pest Control.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category 10, Demonstration and Research -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual is for individuals wishing to become certified in commercial pesticide applicator Demonstration and Research, Category 10.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Understand Pesticide Labels -- Reiman Gardens
Detailed descriptions of all parts of pesticide labels provided. The label is the law. As a buyer, you assume responsibility for the consequences if the product is used in any way different from the label directions.
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Category 9, Regulatory Pest Control -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
This manual is for individuals wishing to become certified in commercial pesticide applicator Category 9, Regulatory Pest Control.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.
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Category Eleven, Aerial Application -- Iowa Commercial Pesticide Applicator Manual
Aerial Application supplements the Iowa Core Manual and covers the topics of pesticide laws and regulations, application equipment, calibration, field operations, proper handling and use, and drift.

This category manual supplements information in the Iowa Core Manual, CS 0445, and should not be used for certification preparation without referring to that manual.

The Category 11 exam, administered by IDALS, will also include material from:

  • CS 0009 - Category 1A, Agricultural Weed Management
  • CS 0010 - Category 1B, Agricultural Insect Management
  • CS 0011 - Category 1C, Agricultural Crop Disease Management
  • CS 0012 - Category 1D, Fruit and Vegetable Pest Management
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Agricultural Pesticide Impacts on Prairie Wetlands
This publication encourages safe and effective use of pesticides as the way of doing business to protect our vital wetlands. Learn about wetlands and how they can be protected.
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