Core Manual/RUP Review - Antrim County

Prepare for the MDARD Core Pesticide Applicators Certification exam with this review session. The 4-hour review covers all of the 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: County Extension may also have copies available.  Please call ahead for availability.

Seats for the MDARD exam must be made in advance online at the MDARD Online Pesticide Exam Scheduling website, 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.

Program information:

Cost for the Review Session: $30.00

Date: Dec. 2, 2019

Location: Banks Township Hall, 6520 Center St., Ellsworth, MI 49729

Registration and Check-In: 7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Program: 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

MDARD Exam: 1 p.m.

Payment with Credit Cards ** IMPORTANT** - Billing information entered must match the cardholder's statement information for address. You will receive a message to contact your credit card company if there is not a match. 

Cancellations received on or after Dec. 1, 2019 will incur a $10 cancellation fee.
Recertification Credits - 4 Core Credits are available. Certifications expiring in 2019 cannot carry credits forward to 2020 or later!


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 information please contact John Stone at or 517-353-5134.