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 at: 563-583-6496

Re-shows are available on request after the initial showing.  Please call ahead to arrange a re-show.

PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATORS

2019-2020 Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification

Location:  Northeast Iowa Community College - conference room #1

Address:  8342 NICC Dr., Peosta, IA 52068

Dates & Times:  

January 14, 2020 - 9:30am or 1:30pm

February 20, 2020 - 1:30pm or 7:00pm

"Last Chance" April 12, 2019 9:00am at Dubuque County Extension office, 14858 West Ridge Ln, Dubuque, IA 52003

Fee:  $20.00 (cash or check only)

Phone:  (563) 583-6496              

Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for check in.

Commercial Applicator Training (2019)

"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

Commercial Pesticide Application Training Email Notification Sign-Up

Dubuque County training:
Location:

Dubuque County Extension Office, 14858 West Ridge Lane (unless otherwise listed below)
Dates:

2019 Dates:

        Spring 2019 

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management - Cat 1A,1B,1C,10: February 12, 2019 at 9am rescheduled for February 19 @ 9am

Shade Tree Short Course - Cat 2,3O,3OT,10: February 19-21, 2019 at the Scheman Building in Ames. To register: Call (515) 294-6222 or https://register.extension.iastate.edu/shadetree 

Seed Treatment - Cat 4,10: February 27, 2019 at 9am

Ornamental and Turf Applicators - Cat 3O,3T,3OT,10: March 6, 2019 at 9am

Certified Handlers - Cat H: March 13, 2019 at 9am

Aerial Applicators - Cat 11,10: Late Spring

         Fall 2019

Roadside, Forest, Aquatic Pest Management - Cat 2,5,6,10:  October 16, 2019 at 9am

Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management - Cat 7D,8,10:  October 24, 2019 at 9am

Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators - 3O,3T,3OT,10:  November 13, 2019 at 9am

Fumigation - Cat 7C,10:  November 19, 2019 at 9am

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease - Cat 1A,1B,1C,10:  November 20, 2019 at 9am

Pest Control Operators - Cat 7A,7B,8,10:  December 4, 2019 at 9am 

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, Dubuque

2019 Dates:

>No February or March testing dates are scheduled<

Monday, April 15, 2019, 10am - 2pm

Monday, May 20, 2019, 10am - 2pm

Monday, June 17,  2019, 10am - 2pm

>No July or August testing dates are scheduled<

Monday, September 16, 2019, 10am - 2pm

Monday, October 21, 2019, 10am - 2pm

Monday, November 18, 2019, 10am - 2pm

>No December testing date scheduled<

(Winter test) Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10am - 2pm

Click here for Pesticide Applicator testing schedule

 

MANURE APPLICATORS

Click here for online Commercial and Confinement Site Manure Applicator Training

Commercial Manure Applicator Certification

Dubuque County certification:
Location:  

Dubuque County Extension Office, 14858 W. Ridge Lane
Date: 01/8/2020  9am - 12:00pm
Registration: No
 

Confinement Site Manure Applicator Certification
Dubuque County certification -
Location: 
FarmTek, 1440 18th Ave. SW, Dyersville, IA  52040
Date:  02/13/2020  1:30pm
Registration:  No Fee. No advance registration necessary.  Questions call 563-583-6496.
 

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