The October 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. There are several dates and locations offered across Region 2. Click on the dropdowns below for more information or view a printable 2019 Pest Management Tour agenda

Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Beaverhead County 4-H Building
835 South Railroad
Dillon, MT 59725

AM Session - 3 credits
PM Session - 3 credits

Free

Jessica Murray
(406) 683-3785
jessica.murray4@montana.edu

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and County Update (Jessica Murray, Beaverhead County Extension Agent)

9:00     Integrated Management of Cheatgrass (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

9:50     Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

10:40   Break

10:55   IPM & Submitting a Good Sample for Diagnosis (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

11:45   Lunch on your own

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00     Crop Insect Update (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

1:50     Management of Richardson’s Ground Squirrels (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)

3:45     Closing Pesticide Education Remarks & Survey (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

4:00     Adjourned  

 
Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Episcopal Church
101-14101 West Poppelton Street
Sheridan, MT 59749

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

Free
Lunch provided

Kaleena Miller 
(406) 287-3282
kaleena.miller1@montana.edu 

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and Pesticide Education Update (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

9:00     Crop Insect Update (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

9:50     Management of Richardson’s Ground Squirrels (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

10:40   Break

10:55   The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)

11:45   Lunch Provided

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00     Integrated Management of Cheatgrass (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

1:50     Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     IPM & Submitting a Good Sample for Diagnosis (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

3:45     Closing Remarks & Survey (Kaleena Miller, Madison/Jefferson County Extension Agent)

4:00     Adjourned

 
Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Donivan's Restaurant
211 East Park Avenue
Anaconda, MT 59711

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

$10
Lunch provided

Kimberly Richardson
(406) 563-4035
kimberly.richardson@montana.edu  

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and County Update (Kimberly Richardson, Deer Lodge County Extension Agent)

9:00     Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

9:50     Integrated Management of Canada Thistle (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

10:40   Break

10:55   Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

11:45   Lunch Provided

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00     Fumigation of Vertebrate Pests (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

1:50     Biology & Management of Alfalfa Weevil (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     Reading the Pesticide Product Label (Tonda Moon, MDA District Officer)

3:45     Closing Pesticide Education Remarks & Survey (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

4:00     Adjourned

 

Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (1)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (1)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Powell County Community Center
416 Cottonwood Avenue
Deer Lodge, MT 59722

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

Free

Amy Bowser
(406) 994-5178
amy.bowser@montana.edu 

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and Pesticide Education Update (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

9:00     Reading the Pesticide Product Label (Tonda Moon, MDA District Officer)

9:50     Biology & Management of Alfalfa Weevil (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

10:40   Break

10:55   Fumigation of Vertebrate Pests (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

11:45   Lunch on your own

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00     Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

1:50     Integrated Management of Cheatgrass (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

3:45     Closing Remarks & Survey (Amy Bowser, MSU Pesticide Education Technician)

4:00     Adjourned 

 

Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (1)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (1)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Jorgenson's Inn and Suites
1720 11th Avenue
Helena, MT 59601

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

Free

Amy Bowser
(406) 994-5178
amy.bowser@montana.edu 

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and Pesticide Education Update (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

9:00     Crop Insect Update (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

9:50    Fumigation of Vertebrate Pests (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

10:40   Break

10:55   The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)

11:45   Lunch on your own

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00    Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

1:50     Integrated Management of Cheatgrass (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

3:45     Closing Remarks & Survey (Amy Bowser, MSU Pesticide Education Technician)

4:00     Adjourned 

 

Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)

 

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
broadwater@montana.edu  

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and County Update (Allison Kosto, Broadwater County Extension Agent)

9:00     Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

9:50     Integrated Management of Canada Thistle (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

10:40   Break

10:55   Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

11:45   Lunch Provided

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00     Fumigation of Vertebrate Pests (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

1:50     Biology & Management of Alfalfa Weevil (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)

3:45     Closing Pesticide Education Remarks & Survey (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

4:00     Adjourned  

 
Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Gallatin County Fairgrounds
901 N. Black Avenue
Building #2
Bozeman, MT 59715

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

$20
Lunch provided

Josh Bilbao
(406) 582-3280
joshua.bilbao@montana.edu  

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and County Update (Josh Bilbao, Gallatin County Extension Agent)

9:00     Fumigation of Vertebrate Pests (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

9:50     Weeds and Wildfire (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

10:40   Break

10:55   Integrated Management of Cheatgrass (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

11:45   Lunch Provided

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00     The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)

1:50     Biology & Management of Alfalfa Weevil (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

3:45     Closing Pesticide Education Remarks & Survey (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

4:00     Adjourned  

 
Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
Details
Location Credits Fee Contact & Registration
Yellowstone Pioneer Lodge
1515 West Park Street
Livingston, MT 59047

AM Session - 3 credits 
PM Session - 3 credits

$10 Half Day
$20 Full Day

Melissa Tecca
(406) 222-4156
park@montana.edu 

Online Registration
 

 

AM Session Agenda

8:55     Introduction and Pesticide Education Update (Dr. Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist)

9:00     Biology & Management of Alfalfa Weevil (Dr. Kevin Wanner, MSU Crop Insect Extension Specialist)

9:50     The Worker Protection Standard (Theresa Schrum, MDA District Officer)

10:40   Break

10:55   Plant Disease Management (Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist)

11:45   Lunch on your own

 

PM Session Agenda

1:00     Management of Richardson’s Ground Squirrels (Stephen Vantassel, MDA Vertebrate Pest Specialist)

 1:50    Integrated Management of Canada Thistle (Dr. Timothy Seipel, MSU Crop Weed Extension Specialist)

2:40     Break

2:55     Ventenata dubia & other Invasive Annual Grasses (Dr. Jane Mangold, MSU Invasive Plant Specialist)

3:45     Closing Remarks & Survey (Tracy Mosley, MSU Park County Extension Agent)

4:00     Adjourned  

 

Credits AM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (3)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)
 
Credits PM
  • 10 - Dealer (3)
  • 30 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control (2)
  • 32 - Agricultural Vertebrate Pest Control (1)
  • 37 - Right of Way Pest Control (2)
  • 39 - Demonstration & Reserach Pest Control (3)
  • 54 - Rodent (1)
  • 55 - Regulatory Weed (2)
  • 60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control (3)