Kristine Schaefer

Kristine is the program manager for the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Kristine Schaefer
January 21, 2021 1:28 PM

On October 27, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved registrations for two dicamba products, XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology and Engenia Herbicide, and extended the registration of Tavium Plus VaporGrip Technology. All three registrations include new control measures...

Pesticide Education
January 19, 2021 12:55 PM

Due to COVID-19, the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a limited number of statewide virtual private pesticide applicator Continuing Instruction Course (P-CIC) programs. These are in addition to the in-person programs being...

Pesticide Education
December 2, 2020 10:43 AM

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program will host a statewide online 2020 Commercial Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) Reshow week from December 14 through December 18, 2020. Commercial...

Pesticide Education
July 15, 2019 12:38 PM

As the pesticide application season progresses remember to check the FieldWatch® online registry before making pesticide applications. To be in compliance with the Iowa Bee Rule commercial applicators will need to check the registry for any registered bee...

Pesticide Education
July 15, 2019 10:30 AM

A new Iowa Private Pesticide Applicator Manual (CS 1) is available for individuals planning to take the private pesticide applicator exam to become certified or renew their certification as a private pesticide applicator in Iowa....

Pesticide Education
March 1, 2018 2:58 PM

A collection of educational resources to help people on farms, orchards, forests, and other agricultural establishments comply with EPA’s revised Worker Protection Standard (WPS) regulation is now available online at http://pesticideresources.org/wps...

Pesticide Education
May 1, 2017 2:49 PM

CCA diagnosing corn root problemsAn online review course is being offered through Iowa State University...

Crop Production
October 20, 2016 2:44 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is now offering an online review course for individuals taking the next Iowa Certified Crop Advisers Examination on February 3, 2017. This course is exclusively online and will not have a...

Pesticide Education
December 17, 2015 7:28 AM

In August of 2015, EPA rolled out their proposal to revise the Pesticide Applicator Certification rule. This was placed in the Federal Register with comments open until November 23, 2015. In September and October; industry, state regulators, and pesticide safety educators across the country...

Pesticide Education