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2018 PAT Core Training

February 21 @ 8:00 am - February 22 @ 5:00 pm

The 2018 PAT Core Training is scheduled for February 21st and 22nd in Billings, Montana. This is an excellent training that focuses on the core concepts (introduction) of private applicator pesticide use while delivering tools to train private pesticide applicators within your county. Training tools may include videos, PowerPoints, story problems, Mont Guides and other experienced speakers. I strongly encourage all new MSU Extension agents with PAT responsibilities to attend this training.  Weed district representatives, MSU Extension Specialists, MDA staff or veteran MSU Extension Agents are welcome to attend this introductory course as well. The program will begin at 9:00 am on February 21st and will end around 4:00 pm, February 22nd. MDA staff will be available for proctoring exams at 9:00 am, February 23rd at the MDA Billings Office (315 South 24th St. West, Suite #3). If interested in testing, please contact Diana DeYoung for government pesticide applicator manuals and to reserve a spot the morning of February 23rd.

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Hotel

A block of rooms is reserved for the evenings of February 20th, 21st and 22nd at the Red Lion Hotel under the group code, ‘8330264: MSU Pesticide Education Core Training’.  The room block deadline has been extended to January 31st. Call the Red Lion at (406)248-7151.  MSU Extension agents may select pat funds, but will still need to register with the hotel.

 

Registration

All interested attendees must register online at http://www.pesticides.montana.edu/eventco.html. There is a $100 registration fee to cover catering and speaker costs. The use of PAT county funds is approved without the need of BPAs. When registering, MSU Extension attendees have the option to use PAT county fees for hotel and registration costs.  If you have registration questions contact Amy Bowser at amy.bowser@montana.edu.  All other questions can be forwarded to me at (406)994-5067, ctharp@montana.edu.

 

Details

Start:
February 21 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 22 @ 5:00 pm

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