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Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities

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*NEW* Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop - A one-day workshop offering 5 hours of recertification credit. Offered September 15, 2015 at the Ohio 4-H Center in Columbus, OH (categories offered: Core, 3a, 4a, 5, 6a, 6c, 8).
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*NEW* Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) Course Scheduled - November 2, 2015 - Mandatory training for licensing in Category 12 fall date now announced.
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2016 Recertification Conference Dates Announced - Receive 5 hours of recertification credits. All categories will be available at each location. Two hours of agricultural fertilizer certification training for applicators with a pesticide license will be available at the Sandusky, Dayton, and Columbus locations.

January 28, 2016 - Sandusky, Ohio
February 3, 2016 - Akron, Ohio
February 17, 2016 - Dayton, Ohio
March 1, 2016 - Columbus, Ohio

Agriculture Fertilizer Certification

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Need an Ohio pesticide applicator license?

Information on obtaining one of the Ohio licenses.

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Pesticide Safety Training for Commercial New Applicators

Obtaining a commercial applicator license

Becoming a Wood-Destroying Insect Inspector

Training for a trained serviceperson

Obtaining a private applicator license

Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry


Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program provides training, education, and outreach to pesticide applicators about the safe, proper, and legal use of pesticides. The program works with farmers, businesses, and public agencies to protect human health and the environment and serves as a critical part of job training and business growth in Ohio.

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