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Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program


Upcoming Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities

Ohio Pest Management Training - Ohio Pest Management Association

September 18, 2014
Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 E. Main St.
Reynoldburg, OH 43068

Categories: Core (1 hour), 10a (1 hour), 10b (1 hour), 10c (1 hour), 10d (1 hour), 7 (1 hour)

For more information: Ohio Pest Management Association, 614-453-5776

South East Ohio Tree Care Conference - ODNR Division of Forestry

September 18, 2014
360 East State St.
Athens, OH 45701

Categories: 4a (3 hours)

For more information: ODNR Division of Forestry, 740-589-9910


Diagonistic Walkabout - Ohio Nursery Landscape Association

September 25, North Olmstead Ohio

Categories: Core, 6a, 8 (not at all locations - call for more information)

For more information: 614-899-1195

Pesticide Safety Training - Pesticide Safety Education Program

September 24, Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Categories: Core (two hours), 8 (1/2 hour), 5 (1/2 hour), 6c (1/2 hour), 2c (1/2 hour)
(only 4 hours of total credit)

For more information: 614-292-4070

Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Conferences

2015 Commercial Recertification Conferences

January 22, 2015 (Thursday) - Sandusky, Kalahari Convention Center

January 29, 2015 (Thursday) - Dayton Convention Center

February 18, 2015 (Wednesday) - Akron, John S. Knight Center

March 11, 2015 (Wednesday) - Columbus Convention Center

Please Note: Registration for the 2015 Commercial Recertification Conferences will open online on October 1, 2014


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.