skip to main content

Nevada Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training

Upcoming Trainings

Pesticide Safety Education Workshop for Certified Applicators Training & Testing*

Monday, November 13, 2017

Live in Reno and Las Vegas; Video-conferenced to Battle Mountain, Caliente, Carson City, Elko, Ely, Eureka, Fallon, Gardnerville, Lovelock and Yerington.

This Workshop will provide 8 total CEUs (2 Law CEUs and 6 General CEUs)

Cost for this workshop is $40 and includes refreshments.

Pre-registration is required.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, November 8, 2017.You can register via Eventbrite and pay by credit card. You can also contact Melody Hefner at 775-336-0247 or email at

Speaker Topic Time
NDA & UNCE Staff Registration 7:30am - 8:00am
Charles Moses - NDA (Las Vegas) Certification / Pesticide Labels 8:00am - 9:00am
Tessa Rognier - NDA (Reno) Worker Protection / Update 9:00am - 9:50am
  Break 9:50am - 10:00am
Brad Schultz - UNCE (Reno) Weed Management based on Root Systems 10:00am - 10:50am
Ron Balsamo - NDA (Reno) New Nevada Pesticide Laws and Regulations 10:50am - 11:20am
Andy Hauck - NDA (Reno) EDD Maps 11:20am - 11:50am
  Lunch 11:50am - 1:00pm
Sean Gephart - NDA (Reno) NV Noxious Weed Regulations 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Jeff Knight - NDA (Reno) Insect Pests & Beneficials 1:50pm - 2:40pm
TBA (Reno) Vertebrate Pests / Zinc Phosphide & Bait Stations 2:40pm - 3:30pm
  Break 3:30 pm - 3:40pm
Heidi Kratsch - UNCE (Reno) Growing in Controlled Environments 3:40pm - 4:40pm
NDA Staff Exam Review 4:40pm - 5:00pm

Pesticide applicator certification testing will be available on Tuesday, November 14th in Battle Mountain, Sparks and Las Vegas. If you are interested in taking the certification exam, please contact Bret Allen at 775-353-3715 or The applicator’s exam fee is $50.00 payable by cash or check made out to the Nevada Department of Agriculture the day of the exam. Study material for the exam is available at any University of Nevada Cooperative Extension office for $15.00 or online at

Certified Pesticide Applicator Testing Details

Battle Mountain
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
815 North Second Street, Battle Mountain, NV 89820.
Nevada Department of Agriculture. 1:00pm – 4:00pm
405 South 21st Street, Sparks, NV 89431.
Las Vegas
Nevada Department of Agriculture. 1:00pm – 4:00pm
2300 E St Louis Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89104