Pesticide and Manure Applicator Testing & Training Information

Pesticide and Manure Applicator trainings are offered throughout the year at the Dubuque County Extension Office.  For full details follow the links below or call our office:  563-583-6496

Re-shows are available on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month pending availability of the classroom and staff.  Please call ahead to arrange a re-show.

PESTICIDE APPLICATORS

"Last Chance" Private Applicator Training  2016

"Certified private applicator" means a certified applicator who uses or supervises the use of any pesticide which is classified for restricted use on property owned or rented by the applicator or the applicator's employer or, if applied without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities, on the property of another person. Iowa Code, Chpt. 206.2

Location:  Dubuque County Extension & Outreach

Address:  14858 West Ridge Lane Dubuque, IA  52003

Date:  Friday, April 15, 2016

Time:  9:00 AM - 11:30 AM  

Fee:  $20.00

Phone:  (563) 583-6496              

Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for check in.

Commercial Applicator Training  2016

"Certified commercial applicator" means a person, corporation, or employee of a person or corporation who enters into a contract or an agreement for the sake of monetary payment and agrees to perform a service by applying a pesticide but does not include a farmer trading work with another, a person employed by a farmer not solely as a pesticide applicator who applies pesticide as an incidental part of the person's general duties, or a person who applies pesticide as an incidental part of a custom farming operation. Iowa Code, Chpt. 206.2  CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION MATERIALS

Dubuque County training:
Location:

Dubuque County Extension Office, 14858 West Ridge Lane (unless otherwise listed below)
Dates:
Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease: February 09, 2016 at 9am
Seed Treatment: February 24, 2016 at 9am
Shade Tree Course: February 24 and 25, 2016 at Scheman Building Ames - call 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu to register
Ornamental and Turf Applicators: March 2, 2016 at 9am
Certified Handlers: March 22, 2016 9am
Roadside, Forest, and Aquatic Pest Management: October 19, 2016 at 9am
Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management: October 27, 2016 at 9am
Ornamental and Turf Applicators: November 09, 2016 at 9am
Fumigation: November 15, 2016 at 9am
Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease: November 16, 2016 at 9am
Pest Control Operators: December 7, 2016 at 9am
Aerial Applicators Tape:  Contact our office to schedule - 563-583-6496
Greenhouse Tape:  Contact our office to schedule - 563-583-6496

NOTE:  Time listed is when the program starts.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for check-in.

IDALS Testing
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) conducts pesticide tests at the Dubuque County Extension Office throughout the year.

Dubuque County testing:
Location:

Dubuque County Extension Office, 14858 West Ridge Lane

2016 Dates:
>No January or March testing dates are scheduled<
Monday, April 18, 2016, 10am - 2pm
Monday, May 16, 2016, 10am - 2pm
Monday, June 20, 2016, 10am - 2pm
>No July or August testing dates are scheduled<
Monday, September 19, 2016, 10am - 2pm
Monday, October 17, 2016, 10am - 2pm
Monday, November 21, 2016, 10am - 2pm

2016 IDALS Pesticide Applicator Certification Winter Test
Dubuque  County testing:
Location:

Dubuque County Extension Office, 14858 West Ridge Lane
Date/time:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 10am - 2pm

Click here for full listing of state-wide locations
 

MANURE APPLICATORS

Commercial Manure Applicator Certification
Dubuque County certification:
Location:

Dubuque County Extension Office, 14858 W. Ridge Lane
Date: 

Registration: TBA
 

Confinement Site Manure Applicator Certification
Dubuque County certification:
Location:

FarmTek, 1440 Field of Dreams Way, Dyersville
Date:  1/29/2016
Registration:  $25
No advance registration necessary.  Questions call 563-583-6496.
 

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