MSU PEP hosts several regional training events through out the year including the Pest Management Tour and Fumigation Training Tour. Upcoming regional events are listed below. 

For more information on the PAT program and the recertification cycle please reference the Private Applicator Training Program page. You may also contact your county PAT Coordinator for credit inquiries, attaining private applicator program credits, or for more information regarding PAT programs in your area.

Recertification Training Courses

All current programs, with the exception of Initial PAT programs, can be found at the MDA Pesticide Course Locator page. From "Category" select "60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control" and click "Search" for a list of all Private Applicator Programs. You may also limit the search to meeting type (online, onsite, etc.), region (PRIV 1-5), county and date, as well as display a map of available courses.

Online Courses

There are several online courses approved for Private Applicators. These courses can be viewed using the MDA Course Locator tool. To search for online courses select "online" under "Meeting Type" and "60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control" under "Category". This will produce a list of currently approved courses. Follow the instructions for each course to register.

Private Applicators may obtain 2 credits through online courses per recertification cycle.

MSU PEP Sponsored Events

Event Dates and Locations Info Fee Registration
2017 Pest
Management Tour

10/2: Lewistown




(406) 994-5178

10/2: Hobson


(406) 566-2277 x 104

10/3: Roundup

$15 m.petersonwalter@montana.edu
(406) 323-2704

10/3: Ryegate

$15 m.petersonwalter@montana.edu 
(406) 323-2704

10/4: Billings



(406) 994-5178

10/4: Hardin

$5 molly.hammond@montana.edu
(406) 665-9770

10/5: Columbus

$0 lees@montana.edu
(406) 322-8035

10/5: Joliet

$0 carbon@montana.edu
(406) 962-3522

10/6: Big Timber

$0 mking@montana.edu
(406) 580-2556

10/6: Harlowton

$15 reed@montana.edu
(406) 632-4728 X308
2017 Fumigation Tour

2/21: Malta
2/22: Lewistown
2/23: Choteau



(cash or check)

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