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Apr 10

Private Applicator Training - April

Wednesday, April 10

SDSU Extension will host a free private applicator training on April 10, 2024, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CST (12:30 - 3:30 p.m. MT). Participants have the option to attend online or at one of the following locations:

  • SDSU Extension Aberdeen Regional Center
    13 Second Ave. SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
  • SDSU Extension Lemmon Regional Center
    401 Sixth Ave. W, Lemmon, SD 57638
  • Mitchell Technical Institute - Nordby Trades Lecture Hall
    1800 E. Spruce St., Mitchell, SD 57301
  • SDSU Extension Pierre Regional Center
    412 W. Missouri Ave., Pierre, SD 57501
  • SDSU West River Research and Extension
    711 N. Creek Drive, Rapid City, SD 57703
  • SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center
    4101 W 38th St Ste 103, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
  • SDSU Extension Watertown Regional Center
    1910 W. Kemp Ave., Watertown, SD 57201
  • SDSU Extension Winner Regional Center
    325 S. Monroe St., Ste. 125, Winner, SD 57580


Attendees must be online/present for the full agenda in order to receive credit for attending. People attending in-person need to bring a government-issued photo ID and private applicator certification card if they have one.

Before the meeting: in-person attendees should arrive 15 minutes early; online attendees join 5 minutes early to test sound setup.

  • Session 1: Laws and Regulations – Valerie Mitchell, South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources 
  • Session 2: Climate – Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist 
  • Session 3: Weeds – Eric Jones, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Weed Management Specialist
  • Session 4: Insects – Adam Varenhorst, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist 
  • Session 5: Disease – Connie Strunk, SDSU Extension Plant Pathology Field Specialist 
  • Session 6: Online Recertification – Stephen Robertson, SDSU Extension Pesticide Education Field Specialist

For questions about your license, contact the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR).

Online Registration

Register online using the form below by April 10, 2024 at noon. In-person seating is limited. If you are participating online and planning to join from one location with multiple people, only one person needs to complete the registration form.

For questions about registration or the content of this program, contact Stephen Robertson, SDSU Extension Pesticide Education Field Specialist.