An Initial Private Applicator Training is for pesticide applicators who wish to buy and apply restricted use pesticides to land they own, rent or lease. This program meets the requirements to become licensed as a Montana Private Applicator. 

Details

  • Program #: 24-02
  • Date: March 21, 2024
  • Location: Hampton Inn Kalispell, 1140 US Hwy 2 West, Kalispell, MT 59901
  • Registration: Registration required by March 13th. Register online or contact Mackenzie Dey at (406) 758-5553 or [email protected]
  • Fee: $40
  • Lunch: Provided

License Fee

In order to obtain your Montana Private Applicator license after attending this event you must mail in the application along with the appropriate license fee. Flathead County is in Private Applicator District 1. The license fee for District 1 in 2024 is $60. Please bring cash or a check made out to the Montana Department of Agriculture to cover this amount.

Agenda

Printable Agenda

  • 7:30 to 7:50 am - Sign In
  • 8:00 am - Welcome
  • 8:05 am - Montana Private Applicator Pesticide License, Amy Bowser, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Technician
  • 8:35 am - Reading the Pesticide Product Label, Mackenzie Dey, MSU Extension Agent - Flathead County
  • 9:05 am - Pesticide Safety, Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist
  • 10:35 am - Break
  • 10:50 am - Pesticide Laws, Beth Thomas, MDA Training and Development Specialist
  • 11:50 am - Lunch and Licensing
  • 12:30 pm - Integrated Pest Management, Dave Brink, MSU Extension Agent - Mineral County
  • 1:30 pm - Calibration of Pesticide Spray Equipment, Amy Bowser, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Technician
  • 3:00 pm - Break
  • 3:15 pm - Pesticides and the Environment, Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist
  • 4:15 pm - Review and Exam, Amy Bowser, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Technician
  • 5:00 pm - Evaluations and Wrap Up

Pesticide License Credits Available

You must attend the entire day to receive credits. 

  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (6)

 

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