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Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program



Private Pesticide Applicator

A private applicator applies restricted-use pesticides on his/her own land, or rented land, and produces an agricultural commodity. Want to learn more about becoming a licensed private applicator? Click here for the license procedure.

Here are some helpful resources:

Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Opportunities - meetings held around the state

2015 Ohio Pesticide Private Applicator Recertification Proceedings - PDF of Proceedings Book

Recordkeeping Requirements - for private pesticide applicators

Labels and Products - databases for registered pesticides

Drift Reduction - fact sheets and resources for reducing drift

Pest Management - resources for managing weeds, insects, disease, and other pests

Worker Protection Standard - federal regulation that applies to certain growers

Pesticide-Related Apps - helpful apps for smartphones, iPhones, and other mobile devices

Soil Fumigation - website for training required for licensed Ohio pesticide who are planning to use the following soil fumigants: methyl bromide, chloropicrin, 1,3-dichloropropene plus chloropicrin, dazomet, and meta sodium and metam potassium

Pesticide Labels and Products

Search the following databases for products labeled for specified sites or crops. Searches can also be done for targeted pests or active ingredients.