Upcoming Commercial Applicator Pesticide Recertification Opportunities

Recertification Requirements
2020 Commercial Recertification Conferences
Other Recertification Opportunities
Request Recertification Credits for Your Meeting
Sponsor a Recertification Meeting
Check your Recertification Status



Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conferences


2020 Commercial Recertification Conferences
January 9 (Thursday)
Dayton Convention Center
Dayton, Ohio
January 24 (Friday)
Kalahari Conference Center 
Sandusky, Ohio
February 12 (Wednesday)  
John S. Knight Center 
Akron, Ohio
February 27 (Thursday)
Columbus Convention Center 
Columbus, Ohio 


Register now with a credit card.
Register with a check or purchase order
Download a Registration Form

Paper registration flyer will be sent in mid November.


Other Opportunities

For an up-to-date list of recertification opportunities, visit the Ohio Department of Agriculture Webpage.

2019 Diagnostic Walkabouts
1 hour Core, 0.5 Category 8, 0.5 Category 6a
For more information click here

Pesticide Treatment Workshop: Protecting Hemlock Trees from Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) and Elongate Hemlock Scale (EHS)
November 14, 2019 
Credits: Core, 6a Ornamental Pest, 4a Forest Pest
For more information click here



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: or call (614) 292-4070.