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


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

ISA:  Total of 3.5 credits available
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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 



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
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Turgfrass Research and Technology Field Day
August 6, 2019 
Credits:  3 hours of Category 8, 0.5 hours of Core, 0.5 hours of 6a
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Ohio Pest Management Association
September 17, 2019
8995 Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068

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