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 NPSEC Fulfillment Center

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 State of Michigan. The cost for the Private exam is $50.00 and the Commercial Exam is $75.00

Location: Berrien County MSU Extension Office, 1737 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Cost: $25

March 23, 2018
Registration and check-in 8 - 8:30 a.m.
Program 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
MDARD Exams start at 12:30 p.m.

Registration for RUP Review Workshop is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 22, 2018.


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 directions or meeting location information, please contact Jennifer Young or Jamie Styburski at 269-927-5674.