Commercial Applicator Certification - Iowa State University Extension

2005 Commercial Applicator Certification Evaluation
Iowa State University Extension
Summary of data collected as of 12/30/2005
Total Responses: 790 (Workshop attendees: 278 Video attendees: 510 Web Cast: 2)

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Information that was
presented
Excellent  Good   Fair   Poor  No
Response
1.  Rules Update: 218
28%
483
61%
84
11%
4
1%
1
0%
2.  Equipment weight restrictions for 2005 266
34%
444
56%
68
9%
10
1%
2
0%
3. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) during pumping & agitation 244
31%
384
49%
118
15%
37
5%
7
1%
4. Injector effects on soil, odor, residue, and incorporation 221
28%
454
57%
101
13%
9
1%
5
1%
Overall Evaluation  Agree Undecided Disagree Does Not
Apply
No
Response
1.  The information presented today was useful to me as a commercial manure service representative? 596
75%
127
16%
49
6%

12
2%

6
1%
2.  The presenters were prepared and knowledgeable? 662
84%
103
13%
18
2%
3
0%
4
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. Change equipment to better address residue or odor concerns? 405
51%

114
14%

75
9%
182
23%
14
2%
2.  Recognize pit gas issues and work with producers to minimize concerns? 423
54%
169
21%
25
3%
158
3%
15
20%
3.  Implement equipment weight restriction? 156
20%
100
13%
15
2%
80
10%
439
56%
As a result of last year's program you: I Adopted  I did not
Adopt
Did not
Apply
No
Response
 
1.  Did you adopt an emergency action plan or spill kit? 402
51%
127
16%
223
28%
38
5%
 
2.  Did you work with producers to maintain residue requirements to implement P-Index manure plans? 377
48%
89
11%
282
36%
42
5%
 

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