The Pest Management Tour is a last chance opportunity for Montana private pesticide applicators in Region 2 to obtain pesticide education credits to renew their pesticide licenses. Region 2 private applicator pesticide licenses expire on 12/31/2019 and license holders must obtain 6 credits prior to this date to renew. 

The Helena event is FULL. Please register for the Townsend event instead.

Please arrive 15-20 minutes early with your pesticide license to get signed in.

Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Jorgenson's Inn and Suites
1714 11th Ave
Helena, MT 59601

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

Free

REGISTRATION IS FULL.

Amy Bowser
(406) 994-5178

Printable Agenda

AM Session Agenda

  • 8:55 am Introduction and Pesticide Education Update (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)
  • 9:00 am Crop Insect Update (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)
  • 9:50 am Fumigation of Vertebrate Pests (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)
  • 10:40 am Break
  • 10:55 am The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)


11:45 am Lunch on your own

PM Session Agenda

  • 1:00 pm Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)
  • 1:50 pm Integrated Management of Cheatgrass (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)
  • 2:40 pm Break
  • 2:55 pm Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)
  • 3:45 pm Closing Remarks and Survey (Mat Walter, Lewis and Clark County Extension Agent)
  • 4:00 pm Adjourned

 

Credits AM
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Ag Plant Pest (1)
  • 39 - Demo & Research (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
 
Credits PM
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Ag Plant Pest (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way (2)
  • 39 - Demo and Research (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)

 

Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Broadwater County Fairgrounds
4-H Building
189 US Hwy 12 E
Townsend, MT 59644

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

$15
Lunch provided

Allison Kosto
(406) 266-9242
allison.kosto@montana.edu  


 

Printable Agenda

AM Session Agenda

  • 8:55 am Introduction and County Update (Allison Kosto, Broadwater County Extension Agent)
  • 9:00 am Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)
  • 9:50 am Integrated Management of Canada Thistle (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)
  • 10:40 am Break
  • 10:55 am Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

11:45   Lunch Provided

PM Session Agenda

  • 1:00 pm Fumigation of Vertebrate Pests (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)
  • 1:50 pm Biology and Management of Alfalfa Weevil (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)
  • 2:40 pm Break
  • 2:55 pm The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)
  • 3:45 pm Closing Remarks and Survey (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist)
  • 4:00 pm Adjourned
 
Credits AM
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Ag Plant Pest (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way (3)
  • 39 - Demo and Reserach (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Ag Plant Pest (2)
  • 32 - Ag Vertebrate Pest (1)
  • 39 - Demo & Research (3)