Pesticide Applicator Training Schedule for Spring 2022
West Plains, MO- Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicators license. University of Missouri Extension Field Specialist in Agronomy Sarah Kenyon says, “many commonly used pesticides require a private applicator license. These commonly used pesticides include: Grazon P+D, Tordon 22K, Surmount, Mustang Max, Warrior II, and others.”
Kenyon will offer private pesticide applicator training session across the region. The training will allow individuals to recertify or receive initial training to be licensed to purchase and use restricted-use pesticides on property owned or rented. The training will be offered at the date, locations, and times listed below.
Ozark County, February 1 – Gainesville, 6:00 pm, 417-679-3525
Wright County, February 2 – Mountain Grove, 2:00 pm, 417-349-4134
Douglas County, February 4 – Ava, 10:30 am, 417-683-4409
Webster County, February 10 – Marshfield, 10:30 am, 417-859-2044
Howell County, March 1 – West Plains, 6:00 pm, 417-256-2391
Texas County, March 8 – Houston, 6:00 pm, 417-967-4545
Once the training is complete, Missouri Department of Agriculture will issue a license that is good for five years. Individuals wishing to attend must be 18 years of age or older. The training will last approximately 2 hours and is free of charge.
Individuals unable to attend the training class can receive their license by attending a Zoom training available at: https://extension.missouri.edu/events/?find_your_interest=&programs=Pesticide+Applicator+Training&lpurl=%2fevents
Seating for the in-person training is limited. Those interested should call to reserve a space