Online Recertification

 Ohio Self-paced Online Recertification


2021 Courses Now Open


Self-Paced Pesticide Applicator Recertification 

Deadline: September 30, 2021

Private (Farmers)
Deadline: July 1, 2021
Pesticide Recertification
$15 per credit hour
Pesticide Recertification


Agricultural Fertilizer Recertification - $15
(Course content is the same, but the deadline differs depending on if you have a pesticide license, and which type of pesticide license)
Commercial Pesticide License
Deadline: September 30, 2020
Private Pesticide License
Deadline July 1, 2021
Ag Fertilizer Only Recertification
(No Pesticide License)

Deadline July 1, 2021


Course Fees:
Private: $35
Commercial: $15 per credit hour
Fertilizer: $15

Online recertification is temporarily available for Ohio pesticide applicators and fertilizer certificate holders who were unable to obtain recertification credits due to the COVID-19 crisis. Out-of-state reciprocity is not available through online recertification.  

 To access the online recertification, you will need to create a username and password. This process will require an email address.

Registration is only available online, phone regsitration is not available. There are no refunds available for these online courses.

Anyone who is registered for the 2020 course has until July 1, 2021 to submit their recertification form for 2020 recertification credits. 2021 courses will close on July 1, 2021.

Additional Information:

Note: This course will show on your credit card statement as "OSU CFAES ONLIN OUTREACH".

Don't know if you need credits? Check your Recertification Status             

Not sure if you are a Private or Commercial Applicator?

Tutorial: How do I register for the Private Applicator Self-Paced Online Course?" 


Viewing on Your Phone?

Online recertification is offered through ScarletCanvas. You can access ScarletCanvas through any web browser, but if using a smart phone or other portable device, the experience can be optimized by downloading the canvas app.  
Google Play 

In-person recertification may be available in some counties, check HERE