Right-of-way pest management review class offered in Washtenaw County

Participants can prepare for the right-of-way pest management (Category 6) commercial certification exam by attending an optional review class June 5, 2019, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Review class
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Michigan State University Extension in southeast Michigan will be offering a Right-Of-Way Pest Management (Category 6) Review Session at the Washtenaw County MSU Extension office at 705 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48107, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 5, 2019.

This review class is intended to help prepare participants for the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Right-of-Way Pest Management certification (Category 6) exam. This is an optional review session and you are not required to take this class to take the exam. Those attending the review session will receive MDARD recertification credits (eight Category 6 credits for an eight-hour class).

To register for the Washtenaw County Right-of-Way Pest Management (Category 6) review session class, call the Washtenaw County MSU Extension office at 734-997-1678 or register online. The cost for the class is $20 with an additional $10 in case you want to order the right-of-way training manual.

This class will review the right-of-way pest management training manual for commercial pesticide applicators. Bring your right-of-way training manual (2017) or purchase one with the class. Eight Category 6 RUP credits will be available. A one-hour break will be given for lunch on your own.

The regular MDARD certification exam will be held at multiple locations around the state. Check the MDARD Online Pesticide Exam Scheduling website for more information about exams dates. If you plan to take the MDARD exam, be prepared to pay by check (no cash or credit cards) payable to the State of Michigan. The fee is $50 for private applicators and $75 for commercial applicators. MDARD requires that you register for the exam session by scheduling an appointment online or calling 1-800-292-3939. MDARD does not accept walk-ins or late arrivals. Spaces are limited so schedule your exam as soon as possible. A photo identification is also required.

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