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Nevada Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training

Upcoming Approved Trainings

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) maintains a list of approved continuing education classes .

Pesticide Safety Education Workshop Training (CEUs) & Testing

Cooperative Extension | 4955 Energy Way in Reno (live)

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Presented by Nevada Department of Agriculture and Cooperative Extension

This Workshop will provide 7 total CEUs (1.5 Law CEUs and 5.5 General CEUs) and will be presented live in Reno and via videoconference to Battle Mountain, Caliente, Carson City, Elko, Ely, Eureka, Fallon, Gardnerville, Hawthorne, Lovelock, Winnemucca and Yerington.


The cost for this workshop is $30, and pre-registration is required. The registration deadline is Monday, November 12, 2018. You can register online and pay by credit card. You can also contact Melody Hefner, 775-336-0247.

Training Schedule
Speaker Topic Time
NDA & Cooperative Extension Staff Registration 7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Bret Allen, NDA* Pesticide Laws & Regulations - Update 8 - 8:50 a.m.
Sean Gephart, NDA NV Noxious Weeds - Update 8:50 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Andy Hauk, NDA EDDMapS 9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Break - 9:50 - 10 a.m.
Andrea Moe, NDA Noxious Weeds ID and Management 10 - 11 a.m.
Eli Kersh, Alligare Right-of-Way Pest Control 11 a.m. - Noon
Lunch - Noon - 1 p.m.
Melody Hefner, Cooperative Extension Winter Annual Weeds ID and Management 1 - 1:50 p.m.
Nate Weber, Nutrien Ag Solutions Calibrating Pesticide Application Equipment 1:50 - 2:50 p.m.
Break - 2:50 - 3 p.m.
Jeff Hill, Sierra Pacific Turf Supply Pre- and Post-Emergence Products and Practices 3 - 4 p.m.
NDA Staff Exam Review 4 - 4:30 p.m.

* From Las Vegas. All other speakers will originate from Reno


Pesticide applicator certification testing will be available on Friday, November 16th in Sparks and Las Vegas. If you are interested in taking the certification exam, please contact Bret Allen, 775-353-3715. 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

Sparks Las Vegas
Nevada Department of Agriculture
405 S. 21st St.
Sparks, NV 89431
9 a.m. - Noon
Nevada Department of Agriculture
2300 E. St. Louis Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
9 a.m. - Noon

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