WEBINAR - New Pesticide Applicator Training - May 13, 2020
New Pesticide Applicator Training Classes
(Core and Categories 5, 6c, 8)
Taught at the Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg
Ohio Department of Agriculture
Bromfield Administration Building
8995 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
New Pesticide Applicator Webinar Online Training
(Core and Categories 5, 6c, 8)
The May 13 New Applicator training will be held online as a webinar. This training program provides an overview of pesticide safety information. Virtual training does not meet the requirements of Trained Serviceperson training. The afternoon sessions will review Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8).
No testing is available on this date. Testing dates are currently suspended at the ODA.
Note: There will be no recertification credits offered at any 2020 New Applicator classes. If you need recertification credits, please attend one of our Commercial Recertification Conferences in the winter.
$35 Morning Session - Core/Trained Service Persons
$30 Afternoon Sessions - Categories 6c, 5 or 8
Registration and check in opens at 8:30 a.m. The class begins at 9:00 a.m. The class fees include a continental breakfast, instruction, and class notes. Lunch is included with pre-registration. To receive study materials for the class, you must apply for a license with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, which requires a separate $35 fee. Signing up for this class will not deliver you study materials.
Click here to download a registration form
Register with a Credit Card This class will be taught as a webinar. If you are currently registered, we will contact you with your options (i.e., attend the webinar, transfer to an in-person course, request a refund)
Register with a Check or Purchase Order This class will be taught as a webinar. If you are currently registered, we will contact you with your options (i.e., attend the webinar, transfer to an in-person course, request a refund)
Refunds and Cancellations: There will be a $25 processing charge per registrant for any refunds. No refunds will be given after two weeks following the class. There is a $30 fee for any returned checks.
Registration and check in begins at 8:30 a.m. Below is the class schedule. Exams are available at the conclusion of the class, around 3:30 p.m. You will choose what exams you would like to take during the check-in process at the beginning of the day. Attendees that attend the morning session will receive a Trained Serviceperson certificate.
|9:00 Morning Session|
|Core and Trained Serviceperson Review|
|Laws and Regulations||Applicator Safety and Environment|
|Calculations and Formulations||Label Interpretation and Quiz|
|Lunch: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.|
|1:00 p.m. Afternoon Session|
|Weed and Herbicide Basics|
|Weed control principless and herbicide terminology for:|
|Ornamental Weed (6c)||Industrial Vegetation (5)|
|2:10 Breakout Sessions|
|Industrial Vegetation (5)
Seminar Room A
|Turf Insects||Applications and Calculations|
|Turf Disesease||Label Reading|
|Noxious Weed ID|
License and Study Materials
The New Applicator Pesticide Training course is designed to help you prepare for the Commercial Pesticide Applicator test. To become licensed, you must apply for your license with the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
The application for a pesticide license requires a separate $35 fee be paid to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Once you have applied for your license, you will receive study materials. It can take 4-6 weeks to receive your study materials. We recommend that you apply for your license before taking this course. A representative from the ODA will be available on site to distribute study materials, if you have not yet received them.
You must pass the core test and at least one category test to receive your license.
Training Provided by:
Pesticide Safety Education Program
Ohio State University Extension
Registration Questions: WalCom-Registration Services
Program Questions: OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program