Pesticide Safety Education Program

Wyoming Applicator Educational Programs

and options for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

 

We are constantly adding educational opportunities and options for CEU’s.  Please scroll through the list below to find what you are looking for…


More CEU’s available for 2020

Pesticide Applicator Program Education and Testing Road Show 

This program is designed to provide an overview of materials, testing, and Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and intended for individuals who can’t make it to Casper in January for re-certification.  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 training manuals prior to attending the program.

  • Registration: Pre-registration is required.
    • is OPEN (See “City” links below)
    • Registration is available ON-LINE ONLY.
    • We will not be able to accommodate walk-in registrations.
    • Registration Deadline is 10 days prior to the start date at each location.
    • We require a minimum of 10 participants registered for the educational program to keep a location active – if we do not have the minimum registered within 10 days of the date of the event we retain the right to cancel the program and testing at this location.  If cancelled, all registration fees will be reimbursed.

2020 Program Dates and Locations. Final facility locations.

Date Day Time City Location Address
May 19, 2020 Tuesday 8:00 AM Evanston BOCES Education Center (Rms 304 & 347 testing) 1013 W. Cheyenne Dr.
May 20, 2020 Wednesday 8:00 AM Jackson Teton County Extension Offices 255 West Deloney Ave.
May 21, 2020 Thursday 8:00 AM Thermopolis Days Inn 115 E. Park St.
June 2, 2020 Tuesday 8:00 AM Cheyenne LCCC-ANB Leadership Center 1400 E. College Drive
June 3, 2020 Wednesday 8:00 AM Wheatland Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department – Training Center 759 E. Cole St.
June 4, 2020 Thursday 8:00 AM Gillette Campbell County Extension Office 412 S. Gillette Ave.

 

  • Program Registration Fee: $70 for all day (8 CEU’s); Free if 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 901 A, B, & C and 903 A, B, & C (these are the Agriculture, Ornamental and Turf categories)).
    • Afternoon agenda topics may change depending on speaker availability.
  • Check-in begins at 7:30 AM.
  • Education Program starts promptly at 8 AM.
  • Lunch will be provided for individuals attending the CEU portion of the program.
  • Testing will begin at 9 AM at each location.   You must sign up for this ticket type through the Eventbrite link above (city) otherwise we will not accommodate you.
  • If you are planning on taking exams, your success of passing is greatly improved if you have read the appropriate training manuals.  Manuals are available for free from 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.

On-line CEU’s available

The UW-PSEP and UW Extension Communications & Technology have been creating on-line modules for CEU’s.  All modules have been approved by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture.  Other on-line CEU’s approved by WDA are listed here.   You will need to scroll down the page to find the appropriate links.

Module CEU’s Link Fee
Core Manual 12 Core $30
906 Manual – Right of way vegetation management 6 906 $15

 

Upon completion of these modules a certificate will be generated that must be forwarded to the WDA to document your CEU’s.

 


2021 New Commercial Applicator Education Program

This program is designed for individuals seeking a NEW commercial pesticide applicator license in the state of Wyoming.  It is designed as a review of the training manuals and intended for individuals who have never held a Wyoming license or their license has expired and they wish to re-test.

  • Registration: Pre-registration is requested
    • Is OPEN for the January 2021 program.
    • Registration is available ON-LINE ONLY.
    • Use this link to register: New Commercial Applicator Education Program
      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 19-21, 2021
  • Location: Best Western Ramkota Hotel
    800 North Poplar Street
    Casper, WY 82601
    (307) 266-6000
  • Program Registration Fee: $110.00
  • 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.
    • We only offer print versions of the manuals. Manuals are available for free from 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 Agenda:
    • Tuesday Morning – Core Manual Review; Federal and State Rules and Regs; Worker Protection Standard.
    • Wednesday Morning – Insect Biology, ID, Insecticide Mode of Action; Weed Biology, ID, Herbicide Mode of Action; Plant disease and their control (Review of topics from Categories 901 A, B, & C and 903 A, B, & C).
    • Tuesday and Wednesday 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 19, 2021.
  • Class for Initial applicators starts promptly at 8 AM.

2021 Commercial Applicator Re-certification

This program 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 19-21, 2021
  • Program Registration Fee: $110.00
  • Location: Best Western Ramkota Hotel
    800 North Poplar Street
    Casper, WY 82601
    (307) 266-6000
  • Agenda: A Link will be active when agenda is available.
  • Check-in begins at 12 noon Tuesday January 19, 2021.
  • The Re-certification Program starts promptly at 1 PM.

CEU’s are also available for Certified Crop Advisers

 


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 CEU’s 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