Pesticide Safety Education Program

Wyoming Applicator Educational Programs

and options for Continuing Education Courses (CECs)

If you are planning on taking exams, your success of passing is greatly improved if you have read the appropriate training manuals. All exam questions are derived from manual text for category manuals updated since 2015.   Manuals are available from UW Extension Communications & Technology. Downloadable PDFs are available here.

  • For questions regarding the printed manuals, contact: • 307-766-5157.
  • For questions regarding exams and certifications, contact: • (307) 837-2956

The 2024 Commercial Applicator Re-certification will be offered  in-person January 16-18, 2024 in Casper at the Ramkota. This program is designed for individuals seeking CECs.

Use this LINK to register.  Registration is now live.

You must make your own hotel reservations separately.

CEU’s are now called CEC’s and the number available for this program will be determined by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture.  If you don’t get enough CECs in person – you can use the on-line options below.

The Agenda will be made available when completed.

The 2024 New Commercial Applicator Education Program will be offered in-person January 16-18, 2024 in Casper at the Ramkota.  This program is designed for individuals seeking a new commercial license.

Use this LINK to register.  Registration is now live.

Covered material include; the CORE manual, Basic Entomology, Basic Weed Management, Basic Plant Pathogen, Rodent Management, Calibration, nozzle selection, and other topics that will be useful.

You must make your own hotel reservations separately.

UW online self-paced CECs are  available  using the links below.

The UW PSEP program and UW Extension Communications & Technology are creating online modules for CEUs. These modules have been approved by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture.  Use the link listed to access the UW programs.

Module CECs Link Fee
Core Manual 12 Core $60
906 Manual – Rights of Way Vegetation Management 7 906 $35
Prairie Dog Management 3 PDM $15
Introduction To Mosquito Management 6 MM $30

Upon completion of these modules, a certificate will be generated that must be forwarded to the WDA to document your CECs.

UW Extension offers some of our online programs Free for review (No CECs will be awarded).  Versions are also available in Spanish and can be found on the UW Extension WyoLearn Page 

Additional online CECs approved by WDA are listed here.  (Note: scroll down the linked page to find links to additional approved courses.)

Other option for maintaining your license

Retesting in all categories in which you are licensed is the only other option for maintaining your license.   If this is the option you choose, please contact your local county Extension Office or the Wyoming Department of Agriculture 307.777.7324.


Product-specific training is now required for all applicators who apply RUP formulations of dicamba and all formulations containing paraquat.

Training is required for these two products prior to loading, mixing, handling, or application. You do not need to show proof of training prior to purchase.

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WDA) has approved the Nebraska PSEP dicamba online training program. The program is designed to fulfill the 2018 (and beyond) label training requirements for three new RUP dicamba products: Xtendimax, Engenia, and Fexapan. If you plan an application of any of these three products you must complete the training.

  • This applies to both commercial and private applicator license holders.
  • The training is hosted on eXtension Campus website. You must register with eXtension Campus before you can sign-up for the course.
  • There is no cost to this training. The WDA is awarding 2 CECs upon the successful completion of the dicamba program.
  • You can print a certificate once the course is completed.
  • Please email your certificates of completion to the Wyoming Department of Agriculture (see link at the bottom of this page) for credit to be issued.
  • For instructions and access to the training use this link to UNL’s website

Paraquat specific training

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