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Upcoming Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities

July 11-14, 2015
Cultivate ’15
Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Categories offered: Core, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
For more information, visit: http://cultivate15.org/index.cfm

September 15, 2015
Urban Horticulture Pest Management Workshop
Sponsored by Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program
Ohio 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210
Credit hours available: 5 hrs
Categories offered: Core, 3a, 4a, 5, 6a, 6c, 8
*Registration information and more details coming soon
Click here to send us an email and be added to our list for notifications when registration is available.

December 8-10, 2015 (*Not applicable for license holders whose license recertification period ends on 9/30/2015)
2015 Ohio Terf Grass Conference & Show and OSU Green Industry Short Course
For more information, visit: http://www.ohioturfgrass.org/events/event_details.asp?id=588387

Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conferences 2016

January 28, 2016

February 3, 2016

February 17, 2016

March 1, 2016

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.