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

Private Applicator Training  2015
"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

Dubuque County training:
Location:

4-H Building, Dubuque County Fairgrounds
Dates:
2015 training dates TBA

Listing for test dates in all Iowa counties

Commercial Applicator Training  2014
"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 noted below)
Dates:
Roadside, Forest, and Aquatic Pest Management:  October 15, 2014 at 9am
Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management:  October 23, 2014 at 9am
Ornamental and Turf Applicators:  November 5, 2014 at 1:30pm
Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease:  November 12, 2014 at 9am
Fumigation:  November 18, 2014 at 9am
Pest Control Operators:  December 3, 2014 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, 14855 West Ridge Lane
 

2014 Dates:
Monday, April 21, 2014, 10am - 2pm
Monday, May 19, 2014, 10am - 2pm
Monday, June 16, 2014, 10am - 2pm
>No July or August 2014 testing dates<
Monday, September 15, 2014, 10am - 2pm
Monday, October 20, 2014, 10am - 2pm
Monday, November 17, 10am - 2pm

2015 IDALS Pesticide Applicator Certification Winter Test
Dubuque  County testing:
Location:

Northeast Iowa Community College, Main Building - Conference Center 1, 8342 NICC Drive, Peosta, Iowa
Date/time:
2015 training date TBA

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:
Next training date TBA
Registration: TBA
 

Confinement Site Manure Applicator Certification
Dubuque County certification:
Location:

Dyersville Social Center, 625 3rd Ave. SE, Dyersville, IA 52040
Date:
Next training date TBA
Registration:
No advance registration necessary.  Questions call 563-583-6496 or 563-927-4201.
 

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