News & Events

2018 Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Credit card registration
Check and PO registration

Five total hours of recertification credit. Categories offered:
Core (1 Hour)
3a- Aquatic
4a - Forest Pest
5 - Industrial Vegetation
6a - Ornamental Pest
6c - Ornamental Weed
8 - Turf

Visit the event page for more information. 


2018 Clean Sweep Pesticide Disposal 

Agricultural Pesticides Only

August 16, 2018 Lake County 9 am-3 pm
Perry Feed and Coal
4204 Main Street, Perry, OH 44081

August 28, 2018 Licking County 9 am-3 pm
Licking County Garage
775 E. Main Street, Newark, OH 43055

September 6, 2018 Wood County 9 am-3 pm
Wood County Fairgrounds (Champion Barn)
13800 W. Poe Rd., Bowling Green, OH 43402


2019 Commercial Recertification Trainings

January 9, 2019 (Wednesday) - Dayton Convention Center
January 15, 2019 (Tuesday) - Akron, John S. Knight Center
February 22, 2019 (Friday) - Sanduksy, Kalahari Conference Center
February 26, 2019 (Tuesday) - Columbus Convention Center

More information to come. Registration will open in October.

Wood Destroying Insect Inspection -
New Date: Tuesday October 16, 2018

Register with check or PO.
Register with a credit card.

For more information, visit the event page.

Dicamba Restrictions

Anyone that applies Xtendimax, FeXapan or Engenia in Ohio must:    
  • Take dicamba specific training (see below)
  • Be a licensed applicator or work under the direct supervision of a licensed applicator
  • Maintain specific records
  • Apply only when wind speeds are below 10 mph, but above 3 mph
  • Apply between sunrise and sunset, never during a temperature inversion
  • Survey surrounding area for sensitive crops and apply buffers accordingly
  • Use only approved nozzles (See List Here)

EPA's Dicamba Training Requirements
Precautions for Dicamba Use in Xtend Soybeans (Purdue Extension Factsheet)
Recordkeeping Template

Dicamba-Specific Training

Online Training (DowDupont)
Online Training (BASF)
Online Training (Monsanto)

*ANY dicamba-specific training will meet the training requirement to apply Xtendimax, Engenia, or FeXapan, regardless of which company (BASF, Monsanto, Dupont) sponsored the meeting.  

Xtendimax Application Requirements
FeXapan Application Requirements
Engenia Application Requirements


2018 Commercial New Applicator Dates

Choose the date below to register.

February 20 - General Pest
February 21 
March 21
April 18
May 23
August 9* DATE CHANGE (Was originally scheduled as August 22)
October 3

2016 Changes in the Federal Worker Protection Standard

Commercial Applicator Recertification Opportunities

Click here for information about upcoming opportunities


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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.