Training Programs

BY POPULAR DEMAND! Pesticide Safety and Education Program Email Notification!

You are cordially invited to join the Pesticide Safety and Education Program mailing list.  It was created exclusively for certified pesticide applicators interested in receiving notifications of upcoming recertification training opportunities, Core and Category Review workshops, and any hot topics Michigan pesticide applicators need to know. For more information, see the Pesticide Safety and Education page.

  • Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals Winter Learning Series

    Date: November 29, 2017
    Time: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Location: 372 Jackson St SW, Grandville, MI 49418 (Hanley Christian Reformed Church)
    Contact: Karla VanderBaan, (616) 531-1370

    Emerging trends in pest management and pesticides.
  • Core Manual/RUP Review - Antrim County

    Date: December 4, 2017
    Time: 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Location: Banks Township Hall, 6520 Center St., Ellsworth, MI 49729
    Contact: John Stone, stonejo2@msu.edu, 517-353-5134

    A review of the Core Pesticide Applicators Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam. MDARD exams given that afternoon.
  • Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, Farm Market, and Greenhouse Growers EXPO

    Date: December 5, 2017 - December 7, 2017
    Location: DeVos Place Conference Center, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Contact: Benjamin Phillips, phill406@anr.msu.edu

    Largest fruit, vegetable, farm market, and greenhouse meeting in the Midwest.
  • Core Manual/RUP Review - Traverse City

    Date: December 5, 2017
    Time: 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Location: MSU NW Hort. Station, 6686 Center Hwy., Traverse City, MI 49684
    Contact: John Stone, stonejo2@msu.edu, 517-353-5134

    A review of the Core Pesticide Applicators Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals Winter Learning Series

    Date: December 12, 2017
    Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Location: 372 Jackson St SW, Grandville, MI 49418 (Hanley Christian Reformed Church)
    Contact: Karla VanderBaan, (616) 531-1370

    Updates on pesticide issues from MSU PSEP and MDARD.
  • Core Manual/RUP Review - Centreville, MI

    Date: December 14, 2017
    Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Location: St. Joseph County MSU Extension Office, 612 E. Main St., Centreville, MI 49032
    Contact: 269-467-5511

    A review of the Core Pesticide Applicators Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • 2017-18 Pesticide Applicator Core Manual Review - Allegan County

    Date: December 15, 2017 - March 15, 2018
    Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Location: Human Services Building, 3255 122nd Avenue, Allegan, MI 49010
    Contact: John Stone, stonejo2@msu.edu, 517-353-5134

    A review of the Pesticide Applicators Core Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • Restricted Use Pesticide Testing - Centreville, MI

    Date: January 25, 2018
    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Location: St. Joseph County MSU Extension Office, 612 E. Main St., Centreville, MI 49032
    Contact: MDARD, 800-292-3939

    The cost for the Private exam is $50 and the Commercial Exam is $75.
  • Ag Action 2018

    Date: January 26, 2018
    Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 6767 West "O" Avenue Kalamazoo, MI 49003
    Contact: MSU Extension-Van Buren, 269-657-8213

    Ag Action is an annual event held at the Kalamazoo Valley Community College featuring educational sessions on agriculture, food safety and home gardening.
  • 2017-18 Pesticide Applicator Core Manual Review - Allegan County

    Date: February 8, 2018
    Time: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Moline Coop & Mill, 1231 Peony Street, Moline
    Contact: Ronda Foreman, 269-673-0370

  • Pesticide Applicator Core Manual Review - Ottawa County

    Date: February 9, 2018 - March 28, 2018
    Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Location: Administration Building - Main Conference Room (Upper Level) Ottawa County Fillmore Complex,12220 Fillmore Street West Olive, MI
    Contact: John Stone, stonejo2@msu.edu, 517-353-5134

    The review covers the National Pesticide Applicators Certification Core Manual and Michigan Addendum for those taking the Michigan Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • Core Manual/RUP Review - Shiawassee County

    Date: February 13, 2018
    Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Location: Caledonia Township Hall
    Contact: ]Nicole Walker, 989-224-5241, walke628@anr.msu.edu

    Prepare for the MDARD Core Pesticide Applicators Certification exam with this review session. The review covers the National Pesticide Applicators Certification Core Manual.
  • Core Manual/RUP Review - Centreville, MI

    Date: February 15, 2018
    Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Location: St. Joseph County MSU Extension Office, 612 E. Main St., Centreville, MI 49032
    Contact: 269-467-5511

    A review of the Core Pesticide Applicators Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • Restricted Use Pesticide Training 2018

    Date: February 21, 2018 - March 30, 2018
    Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Location: Human Services Building 801 Hazen Street Paw Paw, MI 49079
    Contact: MSU Extension, 269-657-8213, msue.vanburen@county.msu.edu

    This class can be used as a review before taking the Restricted Use Pesticide Certification Exam or to gain RUP Credits for the Private and Commercial Core Categories.
  • Core Manual/RUP Review - Clinton County

    Date: February 27, 2018
    Time: 9am - 12pm
    Location: Smith Hall on the Clinton County Fairgrounds, 800 Sickles Street St. Johns, MI 48879
    Contact: Nicole Walker, walke628@anr.msu.edu, 989-224-5241

    Prepare for the MDARD Core Pesticide Applicators Certification exam with this review session. The review covers the National Pesticide Applicators Certification Core Manual.
  • 2017-18 Pesticide Applicator Core Manual Review - Allegan County

    Date: March 15, 2018
    Time: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Zimmerman Room on the main level of the Human Services Building, 3255 - 122nd Avenue, Allegan
    Contact: Ronda Foreman, 269-673-0370

    A review of the Pesticide Applicators Core Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • Core Manual RUP Review - Gratiot County

    Date: March 19, 2018
    Time: 8 am - 12 pm
    Location: Gratiot-Isabella RESD, 1131 E. Center Street Ithaca, MI 48847
    Contact: Joan Taylor, tayl1182@anr.msu.edu, 989-875-5233

    Prepare for the MDARD Core Pesticide Applicators Certification exam with this review session. The review covers the National Pesticide Applicators Certification Core Manual.

The MSU IPM Program maintains this site as an access point to pest management information at MSU. The IPM Program is administered within the Department of Entomology, fueled by research from the AgBioResearch, delivered to citizens through MSU Extension, and proud to be a part of Project GREEEN.