The 2016 Lenawee Conservation District Tree Sale & Fundraiser is going on NOW through March 11th. Click here to see all the items available through the Conservation District. The pick-up dates for customer orders will be Friday, April 15th from 9am to 6pm, and Saturday, April 16th from 9am to 12 noon at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds. Any surplus stock remaining will be sold on a cash and carry basis at that time.



A pesticide certification review class will be held on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 for private and commercial pesticide applicators. The class will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Lenawee County Farm Bureau Office, 4025 S. Adrian Hwy. in Adrian, MI.

Current pesticide applicators will receive eight (8) credits in one of the following categories: Private, Commerical Core, or Commerical categories 1A, 1B, 3A, 3B, or 6. Cost to participate is $10 per person and will include snacks and refreshments. Lunch is on-your-own from 12-1 p.m. Please register by calling the Lenawee Conservation District at (517) 263-7400 Ext. 3.

Restricted Use Pesticide exams will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 9 a.m. at Michigan State University Extension, 1040 S. Winter St., #2020, Adrian, MI. Call the Extension office for information at (517) 264-5300. Anyone wishing to take the exam must register directly with the Michigan Deaprtment of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) on-line at: or call (517) 284-5771.

Current certified pesticide applicators can email MDARD at with their name, address, phone, and certification number for a report on their current standing and the number of renewal credits they have already obtained. Study manuals for the pesticide exam are available at your local Michigan State University Extension offices. If your county office does not have manuals in stock, they can be ordered online at Once on the website, click on MSU Extension Bookstore.