The 2020 MSU Pest Management Tour is a last chance opportunity for private applicators in PAT District 3 (North Central Montana) to obtain recertification credits before the December 31, 2020 private applicator expiration date. Three credits will be offered for each the AM and PM sessions. Attendees may attend both sessions to accumulate six recertification credits. Onsite programming will be offered at county locations on October 6th and 8th, while an online webinar will be offered to individuals at home on October 9th.  Commercial and government applicator credits will also be offered.

Printable Agenda for All Days

October 9 Webinar Information
  • AM Session 8:55 AM to 12:00 PM (3 credits)
  • PM Session 1:00 PM to 4:05 PM (3 credits)
  • View Instructions for Using WebEx prior to event
  • Event password: 2020PMTDay3
  • Sign-in with first and last name, email, and event password

 

Requirements:

  • Computer with speakers, screen and internet
  • Pesticide license number available


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Day 1: October 6, 2020

Locations and Information

Cascade County: Great Falls, MT

  • Location: MT Expo Park, Family Living Center, Great Falls, MT
  • Registration: RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Rose Malisani, Cascade County Extension Agent (406-454-6980; rose.malisani@montana.edu
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: None

Chouteau County: Fort Benton, MT

  • Location: Ag Center, 1205 20th Street, Fort Benton, MT
  • Registration: RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Tyler Lane, Chouteau County Extension Agent (406-622-3751; tyler.lane@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: None

Liberty County: Chester, MT

  • Location: Savior's Lutheran Church, 10 E. Madison Ave, Chester, MT
  • Registration: RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Jesse Fulbright, Liberty County Extension Agent (406-759-5625; jlf@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: Not provided

Blaine County: Harlem, MT

  • Location: Harlem VFW, 530 Central Avenue W., Harlem, MT 59526
  • Registration:RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Juli Snedigar, Blaine County Extension Agent (406-357-3200; julianne.snedigar@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: $10
  • Lunch: Provided

Hill County, Havre, MT

  • Location: Fairgrounds, 4-H Chuckwagon Building
  • Registration: RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Tom Allen, Hill County Extension Agent (406-265-5481; allen@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: Not provided

Pondera County: Conrad, MT

  • Location: Conrad Moose Lodge, 617 S. Main St. Conrad, MT
  • Registration:RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Adriane Good, Pondera County MSU Extension Agent (406-271-4053, adriane.good@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: Provided

Teton County: Choteau, MT

  • Location: Stage Stop Inn, 1005 Main Avenue N., Choteau, MT 59422
  • Registration: RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Teton County Extension Office (406-466-2492, teton@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: Not provided

Day 1 AM Agenda (Session 1)

8:55 am Introduction, Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist

9:00 am Managing Weeds with Pulses in your Rotation, Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Extension Crop Weed Specialist

9:55 am Managing Leafy Spurge, Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Extension Invasive Plant Specialist

10:50 am Break

11:05 am Plant Disease Update, Dr. Uta McKelvy, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist

12:00 pm Session 1 adjourned. Survey Instructions. Lunch break.

Day 1 PM Agenda (Session 2)

1:00 pm Alfalfa Weevil Management, Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist

1:55 pm Managing Richardson's Ground Squirrels and Pocket Gophers, Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist

2:50 pm Break

3:05 pm Identifying Drift and Mitigation Strategies, Amy Bowser, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Technician

4:00 pm Closing Remarks and Survey, Local Coordinators

4:05 pm Session 2 Adjourned

Pesticide Education Credits Offered

Day 1: October 6 Credits
Category Session 1 Credits Session 2 Credits
10 - Dealer 3 3
30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control 3 2
32 - Ag. Vertebrate Pest   1
33 - Forest Pest   1
34 - Ornamental and Turf 2 1
37 - Right of Way  1 1
39 - Demo and Research 3 3
55 - Reg. Weed 1 1
60 - Private Ag 3 3

 

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Day 2: October 8, 2020

Locations and Information

Pondera County: Conrad, MT

  • Location: Conrad Moose Lodge, 617 S. Main St. Conrad, MT
  • Registration: RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Adriane Good, Pondera County MSU Extension Agent (406-271-4053, adriane.good@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: Provided

Glacier County: Cutbank, MT

  • Location: Glacier County Extension, 1210 E. Main, Cutbank, MT
  • Registration: RSVP by October 4, 2020 to Kari Lewis, Glacier County MSU Extension Agent (406-873-2239; kari.lewis2@montana.edu)
  • Event Fee: Free
  • Lunch: Provided

Day 2 PM Agenda (Session 1)

2:30 pm Introduction, Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist

2:35 pm Diagnosing Non-Target Herbicide Injury, Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Extension Crop Weed Specialist

3:30 pm Managing Leafy Spurge, Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Extension Invasive Plant Specialist

4:25 pm Break

4:40 pm Plant Disease Update, Dr. Uta McKelvy, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist

5:35 pm Session 1 adjourned. Survey instructions. 

Day 2 Evening Agenda (Session 2)

6:05 pm Alfalfa Weevil Management, Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist

7:00 pm Managing Richardson's Ground Squirrels and Pocket Gophers, Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist

7:55 pm Break

8:10 pm Identifying Drift and Mitigation Strategies, Amy Bowser, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Technician

9:05 pm Closing Remarks and Survey, Local Coordinators

9:15 pm Session 2 Adjourned

Pesticide Education Credits Offered

Day 2: October 8 Credits
Category Session 1 Credits Session 2 Credits
10 - Dealer 3 3
30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control 3 2
32 - Ag. Vertebrate Pest   1
33 - Forest Pest   1
34 - Ornamental and Turf 3 1
37 - Right of Way  1 1
39 - Demo and Research 3 3
55 - Reg. Weed 1 1
60 - Private Ag 3 3

 

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Day 3: October 9, 2020

Day 3 AM Agenda (Session 1)

8:55 am Introduction, Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist

9:00 am Managing Weeds with Pulses in your Rotation, Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Extension Crop Weed Specialist

9:55 am Managing Leafy Spurge, Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Extension Invasive Plant Specialist

10:50 am Break

11:05 am Plant Disease Update, Dr. Uta McKelvy, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist

12:00 pm Session 1 adjourned. Survey Instructions. Lunch break.

Day 3 PM Agenda (Session 2)

1:00 pm Alfalfa Weevil Management, Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist

1:55 pm Managing Richardson's Ground Squirrels and Pocket Gophers, Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist

2:50 Break

3:05 Identifying Drift and Mitigation Strategies, Amy Bowser, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Technician

4:00 pm Closing Remarks and Survey Instructions, Amy Bowser, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist

4:05 pm Session 2 Adjourned

Pesticide Education Credits Offered

Webinar: October 9 Credits
Category Session 1 Credits Session 2 Credits
10 - Dealer 3 3
30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control 3 2
32 - Ag. Vertebrate Pest   1
33 - Forest Pest   1
34 - Ornamental and Turf 2 1
37 - Right of Way  1 1
39 - Demo and Research 3 3
55 - Reg. Weed 1 1
60 - Private Ag 3 3

 

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