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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



  • 2014 Recertification Training- (Click here for Registration Form)
    • April 2 Forest Pest/ Ornamental & Turf, Montana Tech-Butte
    • April 3 Aquatic Pest/ Special Utility, Montana Tech-Butte
    • April 9 Forest Pest/ Ornamental & Turf, Best Western Plus-Kalispell
    • April 10 Aquatic Pest/Dealer, Best Western Plus-Kalispell
    • April 23 Ornamental & Turf/ Dealer, MSU Northern-Havre
    • May 7 Aquatic Pest/Special Utility, Astoria Hotel-Glendive
    • May 8 Ornamental & Turf/Dealer/Aquatic Pest, Hilton Garden Inn-Billings
  • 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.



Linda Johns
Certification, Licensing & Stewardship Program Manager

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

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


Published: November 19, 2013 4:59:00 PM MST.
Last Modified: April 11, 2014 10:27:01 AM MDT