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.

  • Core Review - Lapeer

    Date: March 24, 2017
    Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Location: MSU Lapeer County, 1800 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer, MI 48446
    Contact: Tina House, 810-667-0341

    A review of the Core Pesticide Applicators Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • Restricted Use Pesticide Training 2017

    Date: March 24, 2017
    Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Location: Van Buren ISD Conference Center, 490 South Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064
    Contact: MSU Extension at 219 Paw Paw Street, Suite 201, Paw Paw, MI 49079, 269-657-8213,

    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.
  • Pesticide Applicator Core Manual Review - Ottawa County

    Date: March 30, 2017
    Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Location: Administration Building, Ottawa County Fillmore Complex, 12220 Fillmore Street, West Olive, MI 49460
    Contact: John Stone,, 517-353-5134; Ottawa County MSU Extension office, 616-994-4540

    A three-hour review for those wishing to take the Michigan Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.
  • Chestnut Orchard Establishment Workshop

    Date: April 20, 2017
    Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Location: Clarksville Horticultural Experiment Station, 9302 Portland Road, Clarksville, MI 48815
    Contact: Erin Lizotte,

    Join us for this introductory workshop on commercial chestnut cultivation in Michigan!
  • 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,

    Largest fruit, vegetable, farm market, and greenhouse meeting in the Midwest.

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.