Commercial Applicator Certification - Iowa State University Extension

2004 Commercial Applicator Certification Evaluation
Iowa State University Extension
Summary of data collected as of 12/31/04
Total Responses: 734 (Workshop attendees: 461 Video attendees: 273)

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Information that was presented
Excellent 
Good  
Fair  
Poor 
No
Response
1.  Rules Update:
167
23%
490
67%
74
10%
1
0%
2
0%
2.  Manure Spill Response & Emergency Action Plans
170
23%
393
54%
149
20%
21
3%
1
0%
3.  Biosecurity & Safety
149
20%
397
54%
142
19%
43
6%
3
0%
4.  Implementing application rates in nutrient/manure management plans 
146
20%
454
62%
103
14%
1
0%
30
4%
Overall Evaluation
 Agree
Undecided
Disagree
Does Not
Apply
No
Response
1.  The information presented today was useful for my business operation?
526
72%
153
21%
35
5%

15
2%

5
1%
2.  The presenters were prepared and knowledgeable?
583
79%
120
16%
23
3%
2
0%
6
1%
As a result of today's training workshop, will you:
Adopted Prior to Current Training
Plan to Adopt because of Current Training
Choose not
to Adopt
Does not
Apply
No
Response
1.  Develop an emergency action plan or spill kit to prepare for manure spills?
274
37%

271
37%

73
10%
100
14%
16
2%
2.  Maintain land application records?
505
69%
123
17%
5
1%
93
1%
8
13%
3.  Meet application rates as required by manure/nutrient management plan?
540
74%
112
15%
5
1%
66
9%
11
1%
As a result of last year's program you:
I Adopted 
I did not
Adopt
Did not
Apply
No
Response
1.  Implement separation distances for land application of manure.
535
73%
11
1%
157
21%
31
4%
2.  Work with producers to maintain residue requirement for conservation compliance and odor reduction
493
67%
30
4%
178
24%
33
4%

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