Pesticide applicator testing schedule for 1998

Tests for commercial and private applicators will be available on the following dates at the sites listed. All tests will be administered by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) on a first come-first serve basis limited to the number of seats available at each site. We recommend that you confirm the testing time and site prior to travel. Tests are available at the ISU Cooperative Extension Office (except in Council Bluffs). Tests also are available at the Pesticide Bureau Office on the first floor of the Wallace Building in Des Moines on all days that state offices are open. All tests are 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


875 Tanglefoot Lane

Suite B



105 W. Adams

Suite B


Council Bluffs

Iowa Western College

Looft Hall



911 S. Mill



2600 Dodge St.

Plaza 20


Fort Dodge

Nations Bank Bldg.

108 South 8th St.



325 W. 8th St.


Iowa City

Johnson Co. Fairgrounds

4265 Oakcrest Hill Road SE


Mt. Pleasant

101 S. Jefferson



700 Farm Credit Dr.



380 2nd St. SE


Sioux City

Central Professional Center

4301 Sergeant Road, Room 209



3420 University

Suite B


July 06 Monday Iowa City, Primghar
10 Friday Ottumwa, Waterloo
13 Monday Sioux City
15 Wednesday Decorah
17 Friday Council Bluffs, Mt. Pleasant
20 Monday Creston, Dubuque
27 Monday Fort Dodge
August 03 Monday Iowa City, Primghar
07 Friday Bettendorf, Garner
10 Monday Decorah, Sioux City
14 Friday Ottumwa, Waterloo
17 Monday Creston, Dubuque
21 Friday Council Bluffs, Mt. Pleasant
24 Monday Fort Dodge
Sept. 04 Friday Bettendorf, Garner
08 Tuesday Primghar
09 Wednesday Iowa City
11 Friday Ottumwa, Waterloo
14 Monday Decorah, Sioux City
18 Friday Council Bluffs, Mt. Pleasant
21 Monday Creston, Dubuque
28 Monday Fort Dodge
October 02 Friday Bettendorf, Garner
05 Monday Iowa City, Primghar
09 Friday Ottumwa, Waterloo
12 Monday Decorah, Sioux City
16 Friday Council Bluffs, Mt. Pleasant
19 Monday Creston, Dubuque
26 Monday Fort Dodge
November 02 Monday Iowa City, Primghar
06 Friday Bettendorf, Garner
09 Monday Decorah, Sioux City
13 Friday Ottumwa, Waterloo
16 Monday Creston, Dubuque
20 Friday Council Bluffs, Mt Pleasant
23 Monday Fort Dodge
December 04 Friday Bettendorf, Garner
07 Monday Iowa City, Primghar
11 Friday Ottumwa, Waterloo
14 Monday Decorah, Sioux City
18 Friday Council Bluffs, Mt Pleasant
21 Monday Creston, Dubuque
28 Monday Fort Dodge

Certification exams also are available to commercial applicators only at the following community colleges. Appointments are necessary and there will be a $10 testing fee for all the exams an individual wants to take in a single session, in addition to any certification fees. Exam scores should be available within 24 hours. These sites are testing only sites. All other licensing functions and payment of fees should be handled through the Pesticide Bureau, IDALS. All sites are closed during holidays.

Iowa Central Community College

824 Flindt St.

Storm Lake, IA 50588

Testing Center: AEA Building, Room 202

Contact: Marcia Wabeke at 712-749-5179

Testing Hours: September through May 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday,

Wednesday, and Friday and 2 p.m.-8 p.m. on Thursday

June through August 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Other evening hours are available.

North Iowa Community College

500 College Drive

Mason City, IA 50401

Testing Center: Beem Center, Independent Study Lab

Contact: Kay Haugen at 1-888 GO NIACC or 515-422-4266

Testing Hours: Day and evening hours are available

Southeastern Community College

1015 South Gear Ave

West Burlington, IA 52655-0605

Testing Center: Learning Center, Room 519, Trustee Hall

Contact: Linda Swenson 319-752-2731 extension 140

Testing Hours: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday

This article originally appeared on page 135 of the IC-480(17) -- July 6, 1998 issue.

Updated 07/05/1998 - 1:00pm