Agriculture and Horticulture in Wheatland County
Wheatland County Extension Agent, Mandie Reed is qualified and ready to help with all your nitrate testing needs. Contact her at 632-4728 or stop by the office to have a sample tested.
Annie's Project is designed to give women in agriculture the skills they need to be a productive part of their farms and ranches. This class is offered every-other year.
Initial Pesticide Training
Initial certification trainings cover an extensive amount of material and practical exercises to prepare students for the certification exams. Testing is offered at the end of each training. Training fees do not include hotel accomodations or study manuals. Study manuals need to be purchased and reviewed prior to coming to training. Pre-registration is required for all inital training classes. Class size is limited and registration closes 7 days before training or when full. Bring a photo ID to all trainings. To register online, download a registration packet, or purchase study manuals, go to: https://agr.mt.gov/pesticide-applicators
Recertification and Other Pesticide Information
Pre-registration is required for ALL Montana Department of Agriculture trainings. To search for nearly 400 in-person trainings and 250 online courses go to: https://mtplants.mt.gov/pesticideapplicator/meetingsearch.aspx
You can check to make sure you are using registered presticide products at: https://mt.plants.mt.gov/productregfsa/brandsearch.aspx
To participate in the waste pesticide collection, you must pre-register at: https://agr.mt.gov/agr/programs/pesticides/disposalandrecycling/presticidedisposal
You can download copies of publications that will help you respond to concerns about living with Montana's snakes and living with starlings by visiting: https://agr.mt.gov/topics/vertebrate-pests
This link will take you to a varitety of topics on how to best grow your garden, plant flowers, keep your lawn looking nice, take care of trees and much more. You can download most of them for free or stop by the Wheatland County Extension Office and we can print them out for you.