Discount Series:BUNDLE: Custom Applicator
This bundle includes a $600 discount if registering on or before December 5. The Custom Applicator bundle contains ALL of the following classes:
Precision Agriculture Operations
Provides a background on precision agriculture. Emphasizes working with control consoles, equipment, precision digital platforms, zone management, and variable rate management.
Teaches the basics of crop and pest identification. Covers types of pesticides and fertilizers, their uses, and application methods. Provides an emphasis on pesticides in the environment and how to avoid off-target contamination. Participants will be prepared to take the Commercial Applicator Ground Core exam.
Fertilizer and Pesticide Calculations
Applies mathematical concepts and skills as they relate to fertilizer blending and pesticide mixing and application.
Applicator Equipment Operations
Participants will acquire knowledge of applied theory and concepts of the operation and maintenance of equipment utilized in custom application of crop protection products. Participants will be prepared to take the CDL permit exam.
Applicator Equipment Training and Certification
Participants will acquire hands-on training on the operation and maintenance of Butler, Case IH and John Deere equipment utilized in custom application of crop protection products. The North Dakota Commercial Applicator License exam will be administered for those interested in receiving their certification. Participants who take the exam will be advised to register with the NDSU Pesticide Extension. The fee to take the exam is the participant's responsibility and is estimated at $150.
Note: If you do not intend to enroll in all five classes, please do not use this registration option.