Pesticide Education Events
Obtain a Montana Private Applicator License
Initial Private Applicator Trainings
Initial Private Applicator Trainings are for new applicators who wish to obtain a Montana private applicator license. This seven-hour event covers pesticide basics and is followed by an ungraded exam.
Recertify your Montana Private Applicator License
Pest Management Tour
The Pest Management Tour is held annually the first week of October in the recertifying district. This event is a last chance opportunity to obtain credits for recertification.
Statewide Recertification Programs
Search the statewide database for recertification programs offering pesticide education credits. View search instructions.
Pesticide Educator Trainings
This training focuses on the core concepts of private applicator pesticide use while delivering tools to train private pesticide applicators within your organization. Training tools may include videos, presentations, story problems, MontGuides and other experienced speakers. New MSU Extension agents with PAT responsibilities are encouraged to attend this training. Weed district representatives, MSU Extension Specialists, MDA staff or veteran MSU Extension Agents are also welcome to attend.
This event is a train-the-trainer update for MSU Extension staff, MDA staff, Weed district representatives and other government and private pesticide leaders across the state. Topics include changes to the PAT program, advanced pesticides topics, new research and technology, and current pesticide related news and events. View PEP Update details.
- Obtaining a Montana Private Applicator License
- Recertifying your Montana Private Applicator License
- Contact your local PAT Coordinator