2016 Southwestern Area Commercial & Private Applicator's Training

02/18/2016 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM MT


  • $20.00  -  MWCA Member Rate
  • $30.00  -  Non-MWCA member rate


Three Forks, MT



We encourage you to register online even if you want an invoice to pay later. If you wish to have an invoice please check the pay by check option on the payment page & we will take care of the rest.
Download a registration form you can print and mail it to the Montana Weed Control Association.   We encourage you to pre-register to help with planning, but walk-ins are welcome.


  • MWCA Members $20
  • Non-Members $30

We would love to have you become a member.   Visit our website and click on Join Today

We encourage you to preregister online, by mail or phone by February 10 to help us with  for lunch counts. 


A one day training for Commercial  and Private Applicators.  Download the agenda.

8:00 – 8:30   Registration

8:30 - 8:45    Welcome and MWCA Updates with Scott Dunning, Broadwater County Weed Coordinator and Becky Kington, Montana Weed Control Association Executive Director

8:45 – 9:45   New Invasives ID, and Invasive Grass Control with Noelle Orloff, Montana State Extension                          

9:45 – 10:00  Break

10:00 – 11:00 Rangeland Care: Does It Pay with Steve Saunders, Bayer Chemical

11:00 – 12:00   Herbicide Modes of Actions : Why do we tank mix? with Cecil Tharp, Montana State Extension

12:00 – 1:00 On Site Catered Lunch – sponsored by MWCA SW Area Council

12:30 – 1:45   DOW Ag. Bayer, CPS- Herbicide and Product Updates with Steve Saunders - Bayer, Clint Saunders – CPS, Trent Brusseau – DOW Ag.

1:45 -3:30     Site Inspections and What to Expect:  EPA Regulations and Licensing Updates with Teresa Schrum, MDA Inspector and Linda Johns, MDA

 3:30-3:45       Break 

3:45 -4:30     Coordinator Roundtable:  Weed Management Plans, Cost Share Programs, Education with SW Area Coordinators

Recertification Credits:

Commercial and Government applicators: This class is approved for SIX recertification credits for your pesticide license in the following categories:

  • Ag Plant Pest 
  • Dealer
  • Demonstration & Research Pest
  • Right-of-Way Pest
  • Regulatory Weed 
  • Rodent

Private Applicators: This class is pending approval for recertification credits for your private applicator license.


 Membership or registrations questions please call Becky at 406 - 684 - 5590

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