COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension, in coordination with the Missouri Department of Agriculture, will offer in-person and online training for private pesticide applicators.
Samuel Polly, coordinator of the Missouri Pesticide Safety Education Program, said MU Extension agronomists will teach free online sessions through Zoom. Face-to-face sessions are currently scheduled in Jackson, Poplar Bluff, Carthage, Lamar, Neosho and Greenfield.
Virtual and in-person trainings are currently scheduled through Feb. 25, 2022. MDA requires private applicator recertification every five years. Register at muext.us/PPAT.
Commercial pesticide applicator training for 2022 will be offered virtually Jan. 11-March 23. There will be no certification training in 2022. MDA requires recertification for commercial applicators every three years. Register at muext.us/CPAT.