Prepare for the MDARD Core Pesticide Applicators Certification exam with this review session. The four hour review covers the 12 chapters of the National Pesticide Applicators Certification Core Manual. The review is held in the morning and the MDARD exams are given that afternoon. Four Recertification/RUP credits in either Private or Commercial Core are also available for those already certified and seeking renewal by seminar credits. We recommend participants read and study the Core Manual before attending the review. Copies may be ordered from The National Pesticide Safety Education Center online or by calling 517-202-3019. County Extension offices may also have copies available. Please call for ahead availability.

Seats for the MDARD exam must be made in advance online at, or by calling 1-800-292-3939. The cost of the review session is separate from the MDARD exam fee. Those taking the exam must bring a separate check made payable to the State of Michigan. The cost for the Private Exam is $50.00 and the Commercial Exam is $75.00

Date: March 16, 2018 

 Calhoun County Building, 315 West Green Street, Marshall, MI 49086

Registration and check-in: 7:45 - 8:15 a.m.
Program: 8:15 a.m. - noon
MDARD Exams: 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $20 for the review

Cancellations received on or after March 15, 2018 will incur a $10 cancellation fee.

Core Manual/RUP Review Agenda - Marshall


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For questions about online registration, program content, or recertification credits contact John Stone, Coordinator MSU Pesticide Safety Education Program, at or 517-353-5134.

For meeting location, or other site information contact Patricia Dadow, Calhoun MSU Extension at 269-781-0784.