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Upcoming Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities


Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conferences

Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop - September 7, 2016
Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunity:
Location: 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210
5 Hours of Recertification Credits Offered:
Core                                              6a - Ornamental Pest
3a - Aquatic Pest                         6c - Ornamental Weed
4a - Forest Pest                            8 -  Turf
5 - Industrial Vegetation
Paper registrations will be sent out in mid-July to all licensed applicators. Please check back for more information.

2017 Commercial Applicator Recertificaton Conference dates annoucned.
January 19, 2017 - Sandusky, Kalahari Conference Center
February 10, 2017 - Dayton Convetion Center
February 15, 2017 - Akron, John S. Knight Center
February 28, 2017 - Columbus Convention Center
Registration will open October 1, 2016

Other Opportunities

Ohio Pest Management Association Training School
September 29, 2016
10A, Core

Ohio Pest Management Winter Meeting & Training School
December 6-8, 2016
10A, Core

Commercial Pesticide License Requirements

To keep a commercial pesticide applicator license current, applicators must take 5 hours of recertification credit every 3 years. The specific requirements are:

1 hour of Core required

+ 1/2 hour in each category on applicator license required

+ additional time in any category (after completing 1 hour of core and each category requirement)

= 5 hours of time for recertification


Click here to check your recertification status


E-mail the Pesticide Safety Education Program, Ohio State University Extension, at: pested@osu.edu or call (614) 292-4070.