Registration opens for dicamba training

  • Published: Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley says registration is open for in-person training on synthetic auxin herbicides (dicamba and 2,4-D products).

Registration for online training will be available Jan. 4.

The Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) requires certified applicators to complete online or in-person training before buying or using dicamba. MDA designated MU Extension as the sole source for dicamba training. Only certified applicators may purchase or apply dicamba. Visit to learn more about Missouri’s requirements.

In-person sessions are at Springfield, Blue Springs, Columbia, Hannibal and Sikeston. All sessions run 9-11:30 a.m. The cost is $30 and advance registration is required. Seating is limited.

Dates and locations for in-person training:

• Jan. 10 - Ramada Plaza Hotel and Oasis Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone, Springfield.

• Jan. 22 - Adams Pointe Conference Center at the Marriott Courtyard, 1400 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs.

• Feb. 9 - Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 2601 S. Providence Road, Columbia.

• Feb. 12 - Quality Inn & Suites, 120 Lindsey Drive, Hannibal.

• Feb. 13 - City of Miner Convention Center, 2610 E. Malone Ave., Sikeston.

To register for in-person training or for more information, go to For questions, call the MU Conference Office at 573-882-4349.

Writer: Linda Geist

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