Pesticide Safety Education Program

Wyoming Applicator Educational Programs

and options for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


If you are planning on taking exams, your success of passing is greatly improved if you have read the appropriate training manuals.  For categories manuals updated since 2015, all exam questions are derived from manual text.  Manuals are available from UW Extension Communications & Technology. Downloadable PDFs are available here. For questions regarding the printed manuals contact: cespubs@uwyo.edu • 307-766-5157.


2021 Commercial Applicator Re-certification is going to be different this year

This program is designed to provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in order for you to maintain a valid Wyoming license.

12 CEUs are available on-line via Zoom session and will be offered DECEMBER 15th and 16th, 2020.   The early offer dates are for everyone, but specifically for individuals who need to complete all 24 hours prior to the end of January 2021.

It will be a modified virtual meeting with in-person content.

  • Registration: is required and available now.
  • Program Registration Fee: $60 (for 12 hours) paid to the Wyoming Weed Management Association.
  • Class Dates: December 15th and 16th
  • Proctored Virtual meeting offered in four, 3-hour sessions.  Your participation is required and must be validated by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture in each of the sessions.  Details on how we will check your participation will be presented the day of the program.
  • Format:  Zoom Webinar
  • Access: via computer or telephone.  A link will be provide for those who register.  You may need to download the Zoom app to your device.
    • You must be individually registered in order to receive CEU’s
  • Location: Multiple locations statewide (TBD).
  • Agenda: A Link will be active when agenda is available (target date mid October).
  • Content will be re-broadcast on the traditional program dates in January (19th and 20th, 2021).

CEUs are also available for Certified Crop Advisers

Additional Online CEUs available

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.

Module CEUs Link Fee
Core Manual 12 Core $60
906 Manual – Rights of Way Vegetation Management 6 906 $30
Prairie Dog Management 2 PDM $10
Introduction To Mosquito Management 6 MM $30
901 Manual – Section A (Ag Weeds) (coming soon)

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

Additional online CEUs 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.  Be advised, not all county testing locations will be open.  You may have to schedule to test in a location outside of your county.  If this is the option you choose, please contact your local county Extension Office or the Wyoming Department of Agriculture 307.777.7324.

 


2021 New Commercial Applicator Education Program

Program TBD.

 


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 CEUs 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