Upcoming Commercial Applicator Pesticide Recertification Opportunities


2020 Commercial Recertification Conferences
Other Recertification Opportunities
Recertification Requirements
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Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification Conferences


2019 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 



Other Opportunities

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

Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop
September 11, 2019
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center; 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210

Credits: Core, 3a, 4a, 5, 6a, 6c, 8
For more information click here

Ohio Pest Management Association
September 17, 2019
8995 Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068

Credits: Core, 7, 10A, 10B, 10D
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.