Ohio Pesticide Recertification Conference - Sandusky

Feb 15, 2018, 9:00am - 4:00pm

2018 Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Conferences: Sandusky

Sponsored by: Ohio State University Extension & Ohio Department of Agriculture
 

February 15, 2018 - Kalahari Conference Center, Sandusky, Ohio

Kalahari Conference Center
7000 Kalahari Drive
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
 

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Conference Information
Parking Information
Agenda
Registration Information
Categories Offered
Agricultural Fertilizer Recertification Training
Interstate Reciprocity
Exams
Refund Information
Lunch Menu
Special Needs Requests
Commercial Pesticide Requirements
Questions

Conference Information

This conference is intended for individuals who hold a current commercial pesticide license. If you do not have a current pesticide license, please visit our New Applicator page.

Check In: Check-in will begin at 7:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018

Start Time: Classes begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m.
Special note: you'll need to attend the entire day to meet the five hours required for an Ohio commercial license.

Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Training: One hour of agricultural fertilizer applicator recertification training is available from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. For more information, please visit nutrienteducation.osu.edu 

Parking: Free surface lot parking is available onsite. Click here for parking information.

Click here to view the Agenda for the day.


Registration Information

 

Pre-Registration:
Conference Only:  $79/person 
Conference with Lunch: $99/person 

On-Site Registration:
Conference Only: $90/person - No lunch is available with on-site registration.

Registration includes morning and afternoon conference breaks and conference proceedings book. 

 

Pre-Registraton
Pre-registration closes at midnight, February 8, 2018.

Register with a credit card
Register with a check or purchase order

If using a purchase order, click here for W-9 form
OSU Employees Only: To register with an eRequest, select “OSU Employee” as your Registration Type on the drop down menu. Register with an eRequest. Please list Pesticide Safety Education Program, Ohio State University Extension, as the vendor.

 
On-Site Registration
On-site registration will be available starting at 7:45 a.m. on February 15, 2018 at the conference site. On-site registration includes morning and afternoon conference breaks and conference proceedings book. There is no lunch available with on-site registration 
 
 
 
 
Special Rate for Waterpark and Rooms at Kalahari 
 
Conference attendees can take advantage of reduced rates the indoor water park: $109 for four passes and hotel room on Wednesday, February 14 and Thursday, February 15. Reservations must be made by January 15 and ask for the group code: OSU Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program. Reservations can be made by calling 877-525-2427 
 

Categories Offered:

Commercial Certification Categories
  Core 5 Industrial Vegetation
1 Aerial Pest Control 6 Ornamental Plant and Shade Tree Pest
2 Agricultural Pest Control   A  General Ornamental Pest Control
  A  Agronomic Pest Control   B  Interior Plantscape
  B  Horticultural Pest Control   C  Ornamental Weed Control
  C  Agricultural Weed Control   D  Greenhouse Pest Control
  D  Seed Treatment 7 Vertebrate Animal Control
  E  Tobacco Sucker Control 8 Turf Pest Control
  F  Soil Fumigation* 9 Animal Pest Control
3 Aquatic Pest Control 10 Domestic, Institutional, Structural, and Health
  A  General   A  General Pest Control
  B  Boat Antifoulant*   B  Termite
  C  Sewer Root*   C  Fumigation
4 Forest Pest Control   D  Mosquito, House Fly, and other Vectors
  A  General 11  Livestock Predator
  B  Sewer Root 12 Wood-Destroying Insect* 

*Does not need category-specific training. Needs one hour of core + a total of four additional hours for a total of five hours.


Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Reertification Training

 
Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Training:
 
One hour of agricultural fertilizer applicator recertification training will be available at the Sandusky, Dayton, and Columbus conferences. This training fulfills Ohio's certification requirement indicated in the new nutrient management bill (Senate Bill 150). For more information, visit http://nutrienteducation.osu.edu
 
 

Interstate Reciprocity:

 
Reciprocity is available for licensed commercial pesticide applicators who hold licenses in other states. At the conference in Sandusky, you may receive credit for the states below. To determine the amount of credit for each state, please visit the website or call the individual state's licensing agency.
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • Continuing Crop Advisors

Exams

Exams are offered at the conference site by the Ohio Department of Agriculture and are not part of the conference program. All categories exams will be available at the conference site.

Do not register for the conference if you are only taking an exam.

Click here to register for the exam with the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Exams begin at 10:30 a.m.


Transferring, Cancellation and Refund Policies:

 
If you cannot make a location because of plowing snow, sickness, or other circumstance, you have the option to transfer your registration to another 2018 conference for no additional charge. You need to call WalCom Registration Services at 740-524-4123 immediately after missing a conference to transfer your registration. Transferring can only be done between Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Conferences held in Dayton (Jan. 11), Akron (Jan. 31), Sandusky (Feb. 15), or Columbus (Feb. 23). After the Columbus conference on February 28 you will no longer be able to transfer your registration and could request a refund.
 
There is a $25 processing charge for any refunds. No refunds will be given after March 31, 2018. There is a $30 fee for returned checks.
 

Lunch Menu

Lunch TBA
 

Special Needs:

 
For special needs or accommodations for a disability, please call (614) 292-4070 at least two weeks prior to the event.
 

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 
 

Questions?

 
Registration Questions
Walcom - Registration Services: (740) 524-4123 
 
Conference Questions
Pesticide Safety Education Program, Ohio State University Extension
Email: pested@osu.edu or
Call: (614) 292-4070.