Montana State University

Eva Grimme, Ph.D.

Plant Disease Diagnostician
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology
121 Plant BioScience Facility
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3150

Tel: (406) 994-5150
Fax: (406) 994-7600

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2016 Crop and Pest Management School (General)
Description: Registration for the Crop and Pest Management School (CPMS) held at Montana State University January 5-7, 2016 is now open. A registration fee of $195 provides workshop supplies, morning and afternoon refreshments, parking and the traditional pizza dinner at Colombo’s. Crop consulting, private pesticide applicator and commercial/government pesticide applicator credits will be available. Online registration and payment is available at or the attached brochure can be completed and mailed.
Alert Period: 11/19/2015 - 01/01/2016
Submitted By: Kevin Wanner
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EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed C & T Requirements (General)
Description: EPA has proposed new pesticide certification and training requirements for licensed pesticide applicators. The original comment period deadline of November 23rd, 2015 has been extended to December 23rd, 2015. This will allow interested individuals more time to organize comments.
Alert Period: 11/19/2015 - 12/31/2015
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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EPA Announcing Changes to the 1992 Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (General)
Description: EPA is announcing stronger protections for two million agricultural workers and their families working on farms, forests, nurseries, and greenhouses. This is a revision to the 1992 Agricultural Worker Protection Standard. See the complete EPA news release and all related details at:
Alert Period: 10/02/2015 - 02/17/2016
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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EPA Proposes New Pesticide Certification and Training Requirements for Pesticide Applicators (Pesticides)
Description: Pesticide applicators should be aware of an EPA issued comment period that began on August 24th, 2015 that revises the current Certification of Pesticide Application rule. The EPA is accepting comments on this proposal during a 90 day comment period that ends November 23rd, 2015. This is expected to prevent up to 800 acute illnesses per year.
Alert Period: 08/26/2015 - 11/25/2015
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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