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Crop Production

We offer classes and resources on a variety of crop production topics

Pesticide Safety Education Course (Pre-License)

This course given every year by UI Extension and the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.

Farmers, farm workers, agricultural and landscape industry professionals and government officials attend the class. Topics include:

  • Pesticide formulations, labels and safety
  • Weeds and their control
  • Insect pests and their control
  • Groundwater quality
  • Pesticide fate in the environment
  • Pesticide use and record keeping
  • Pesticide storage and spill management
  • Spray equipment calibration 

Annual Pesticide Safety Re-Certification Training Course

UI Extension and ISDA employees host a one-day training class every December in Caldwell for current pesticide applicators. Participants receive six Idaho pesticide re-certification credits for the training.

Topics vary but generally cover:

  • Chemical registration
  • Pest management
  • Record keeping
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Noxious weeds

Please note: The University of Idaho Extension has developed a series of online webinars for Pesticide Applicators to obtain the credits needed to maintain their license. Information for the Pesticide Re-Certification Webinar Series can be found at


University of Idaho Extension, Canyon County

Mailing Address:
501 Main St
Caldwell, ID 83605

Phone: 208-459-6003

Fax: 208-454-6349



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