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Pesticide Applicator Training & Course Registration

 
Aerial applicator pattern testing with dyed water
Aerial applicator pattern testing with dyed water

Recertification training opportunities for dealers, commercial, non-commercial, government and utility applicators as well as Initial Core Manual Training for new applicators can be located on the "Continuing Education and Training Courses" page (see link below). The page allows applicators to view all available training courses, register online, contact training sponsors, and view educational credit records. 

 

Private farm applicators and landowners can receive training requirements for applying restricted-use pesticide products from the Montana State University extension (see external link below).

 

   

Upcoming Montana Department of Agriculture Training Events

 

2015 SAVE THE DATES!

Initial Core Training for new applicators                           February 24-27 (test Feb. 27)       Billings
Initial Core Training for new applicators                           March 17-20 (test Mar. 20)           Helena
NEW!!! Initial Training for Right of Way/Regulatory Weed    February 23, 9am-3pm (test Feb. 27) Billings
NEW!!! Initial Training for Ornamental and Turf                  March 16, 9am-3pm (test Mar. 20) Helena
 

 

2015 Initial National Core, Initial Right-of-Way/Regulatory Category, and Initial Ornamental and Turf Category Registration Information: Click Here

 

2015 Right of Way/Regulatory Weed Recertification Training: Click Here
 

2015 Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training: Click Here

 
          

 

Exciting changes for Pesticide Training!
·         MDA now offers and approves one (1) credit training opportunities. Check the "Approved Courses" for current listings
·         New online courses are available! Fees range from FREE to $25 per credit, depending on the sponsor. Please note: there is a 6 credit maximum for online training in one recertification cycle. You may take as many online trainings as you wish, however only 6 credits will count toward your required 12 credits
 
 
 

Contacts

 

Jolene Warnke-Roszel

Training/Development Specialist

Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3732

E-mail: jwarnke-roszel@mt.gov
Fax: (406) 444-9493

Linda Johns
Pesticide Licensing, Registration, and Training

Program Manager

Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3676
E-mail: ljohns@mt.gov

 

Published: November 19, 2013 4:59:00 PM MST.
Last Modified: November 14, 2014 10:09:07 AM MST