Pesticide applicator certification trainings will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 1 pm at Bob’s Steakhouse west of Gettysburg. Private applicator certification training is three hours in length. There is no cost for the training, however anyone attending will be required to show a government issued picture ID at the training.
If it is not possible to attend one of the trainings; there is a take home test that can be obtained at the SDSU Extension Regional Centers. It is available at some of the county extension offices as well. There is also the option to take the test on-line at the South Dakota Dept. of Agricultures website. The on-line test can be found at the following site: http://sdda.sd.gov/farming-ranching-agribusiness/pesticide-program/pesticide-program-pesticide-applicator-and-dealer-certification-licensing-and-education/.