2019-20 Allegan County Core Manual Review

Prepare for the MDARD Core Pesticide Applicators Certification exam with this review session. The 3.5 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 by clicking on the following link: https://npsecstore.com/pages/michigan.

Seats for the MDARD exam must be made in advance on line at: www.michigan.gov/pestexam, 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

Core Review Cost:
$20.00 includes lunch

Two Locations Available:
Dec. 17, 2019 or March 17, 2020
Allegan County Human Services Building

3255 - 122nd Avenue, Allegan MI
Review will be held in the Zimmerman Training Room on the main floor

Feb. 4, 2020
Moline Coop & Mill
1231 Peony Street, Moline MI
Review will be held in the lower level and is not ADA accessible.

Registration and check-in 8 - 8:30 a.m.
 Core Review 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Lunch included with review 12 - 1 p.m.
MDARD Exams start at 1 p.m.


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 online registration, please contact Support Staff, Kelli Headley, in Ottawa County MSU Extension at 616-994-4580.

For mail-in registration and/or payment of $20 made out to MSU Extension, please mail to Ottawa County MSU Extension, 12220 Fillmore Street, Suite 122, West Olive, MI 49460.

For directions or meeting location information, please contact Mike Staton at 269-673-0370 ext. 2562.

For questions about online registration, program content, or recertification credits contact John Stone, Coordinator MSU Pesticide Safety Education Program at stonejo2@msu.edu or 517-353-5134.