Pesticide Safety Education Program

Wyoming Applicator Training and Continuing Education options

Initial Training for Commercial Applicators

This course is designed for individuals seeking a NEW commercial pesticide applicator license in the state of Wyoming.

Significant changes have been made to this program.  It will now run in conjunction with Commercial Applicator Re-certification, dates and location have changed from past programs.

  • Registration: Pre-registration is requested
    • Will OPEN July 1, 2018.
    • Registration is available ON-LINE ONLY.
    • Use this link to register: Initial Training for Commercial Applicators
      NOTE: Review the ticket types as payment methods have been adjusted to accommodate those who choose or cannot pay with a credit card.
  • Class Dates: January 22-24, 2019
  • Location: Best Western Ramkota Hotel
    800 North Poplar Street
    Casper, WY 82601
    (307) 266-6000
  • Program Registration Fee: $95.00
  • Course Manuals:
    • New Course Manuals are available.
    • Manuals are required reading prior to the program. Reading the manuals and study guides will assist you in preparing for the exams.
    • Manuals are available electronically here or printed via UW Extension Communications & Technology. To order, contact: cespubs@uwyo.edu • 307-766-5157. The manuals will be mailed to you if ordered 10 days prior to class.
  • The 2019 Agenda:
    • Tuesday Morning – Core Manual Review; Federal and State Rules and Regs; Worker Protection Standard.
    • Tuesday Afternoon – Insect Biology, ID, Insecticide Mode of Action; Weed Biology, ID, Herbicide Mode of Action; Plant disease and their control (Review of topics from Categories 901A, B, & C and 903 A, B, & C).
    • Wednesday AM and PM – Attend pertinent topics from the Re-certification Agenda.
    • Thursday AM – Calibration exercises.
    • Thursday PM – CORE and Category exams.
  • Check-in begins at 7 AM Tuesday January 22, 2019.
  • Class for Initial applicators starts promptly at 8 AM.

Commercial Applicator Re-certification

This course is designed to provide Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) in order for you to maintain a valid Wyoming license. 24 CEU’s are available.

  • Registration: Pre-registration is requested
  • Class Dates: January 22-24, 2019
  • Program Registration Fee: $95.00
  • Location: Best Western Ramkota Hotel
    800 North Poplar Street
    Casper, WY 82601
    (307) 266-6000
  • Agenda: Agenda

CEU’s are also available for Certified Crop Advisers.

Also during the 2019 Program

For your convenience, we will be offering respirator fit testing – Tuesday afternoon January 22, 2019 at the Casper Recertification Program.

In order to take advantage of this service…

  • REQUIRED:  You must provide proof of doctor clearance (medical evaluation) to Consolidated Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc. (CME) the day of fit testing in Casper.  You will not be fit tested if you do not provide a medical evaluation.
  • REQUIRED:  You must bring your own respirator(s).
  • REQUIRED:  There is a separate fit testing fee of $55 per test payable to:Consolidated Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.
  • Consolidated Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc., will issue a certificate of clearance on site and mail the official fit test card to the applicator.
  • REQUIRED:  There is a separate ticket type for this service in this Eventbrite registration site – you must add this (free) ticket (RSVP) if you intend to be fit tested so that we have an accurate count of individuals interested in this service.

NEW for 2019

Pesticide Applicator Program and Testing Road Show 

This program is NEW and designed to provide an overview of materials, testing, and Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).  Up to 8 CEU’s are available.

This program is open to all licensed applicators wishing to receive CEU’s or potential new applicators ready to test out to receive their licenses.  “Ready to test” means that you have read all the manuals prior to attending the program.

  • Registration: Pre-registration is required.
    • Will OPEN July 1, 2018
    • Registration is available ON-LINE ONLY.

2019 Program Dates and Locations – you must pre-register in order to attend.

  • Monday June 10, 2019   Rock Springs – WWCC Campus
  • Tuesday June 11, 2019 Riverton – CWC Campus
  • Wednesday June 12, 2019 Powell – NWC Campus
  • Thursday June 13, 2019 Sheridan – NWCC Campus
  • Friday June 14, 2019 Torrington – EWC Campus
  • Program Registration Fee: $70 for all day (8 CEU’s); $40 for half day (4 CEU’s); FREE afternoon testing only (0 CEU’s)
  • The Agenda:
    • Morning – Review All: Core Manual; Federal and State Rules and Regs; Worker Protection Standard.
    • Afternoon – Insect Biology, ID, Insecticide Mode of Action; Weed Biology, ID, Herbicide Mode of Action; Plant disease and their control (Review of topics from Categories 901A, B, & C and 903 A, B, & C).
  • Check-in begins at 7:30 AM.
  • Training starts promptly at 8 AM.
  • Testing will begin at 1 PM at each location.  Testing is limited to 30 individuals.  You must sign up for this ticket type through the Eventbrite link above otherwise we will not accommodate you.
  • Lunch will not be provided so plan accordingly.
  • If you are planning on taking exams, your success of passing is greatly improved if you have read the appropriate training manuals, or participated in other instruction available on-line (WDA approved CORE manual training can be found here): https://www.unce.unr.edu/programs/sites/pesticide/presentations/

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

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 CEU’s upon the successful completion of the 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