Welcome to the Idaho Pest Management Association

formerly known as ECA of Idaho

Registration is now OPEN!

If you need help please contact Ann Bates at abates@idpma.org or call Hollie at 208-573-4796

Start the registration with the company name and first registrant.

*You can then register additional attendees from your company as "Guests".

EACH "guest" must have their OWN postal and email address and

pesticide license number listed separate from the main contact. 

This information will be done the bottom of the "guest" registration page.

This VIRTUAL EVENT can be attended in a group setting or individually.

Please make sure you have downloaded the "ZOOM" app. 

U of I Pesticide Safety Education

  • March 01, 2021
  • March 04, 2021
  • Zoom

The 2021 Pesticide Pre-License Training will be conducted online, via Zoom Video Conferencing. This 4-day class is designed to be both with instructors and work on your own, at your own pace. You will learn core pesticide safety practices and prepare for the following Idaho State Department of Agriculture pesticide exams; Private Applicator, Professional Applicator: Law and Safety; Agricultural Herbicide; Agricultural Insecticide; Ornamental Herbicide; Ornamental Insecticide; General Pest; Right of Way; and Chemigation.

Classes meet twice daily Monday through Thursday. Our next available session is March 1-4, 2021 from 9-11:30 am and 1:30-4 pm (registration deadline, Feb. 24, 2021).


Enrollment includes access to 12-eLearning modules and educational materials for 3-weeks following the class. The class fee $50 per student. To register, visit our Marketplace website here: https://marketplace.uidaho.edu/C20272_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1892&SINGLESTORE=true.


For more information, check out our poster (attached) or contact Ronda Hirnyck, Pesticide Coordinator at rhirnyck@uidaho.edu

Below is the PAST speaker and class line up from 2020

Day One - December 16, 2020

Turf and Ornamental Seminars

  8:00-9:00 am     What’s Wrong with My Trees? Diagnosing Insect and Disease Problems in our Landscapes,

  Dr. Mike Stafford, Simplot Turf and Horticulture. 

  9:00-10:00 am   Glyphosate update. What is the Current Status of this Commonly  Used Herbicide?

  Steve Gould, Bayer Environmental 

  10:00-10:30 am    Break with Sponsors

  10:30-11:30 am    Hard to Control Weeds Identification and Best Control Strategies, John Franson, Wilbur-Ellis Company

  11:30-12:30 pm   An Update on Pollinator Protection. Dr. Zachary Reicher, Bayer Technical Service Support       


Day Two - December 17, 2020

Pest Management Seminars

  8:00-9:00 am    Field ID, Biology and Behavior of Wood Destroying Beetles in Structures, Jim Fredericks, 

  National Pest Management Association

  9:00-10:00 am   Pest Management Professionals as Protectors of Public Health, Mike Bentley,

  National Pest Management Association

  10:00-10:30 am  Break with Sponsors

  10:30-11:30 am New Developments in Rodent Control. What the Pest Management Professionals Need to Know,

  Jeremy Davis, BASF Professional & Specialty Solutions

  11:30-12:30 pm   Roach Management Concerns for the Pest Control Operator. Sylvia Kenmuir,

  BASF Western Technical Director

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