Anyone who intends to purchase, mix, load, apply, or direct the use of restricted use pesticides as a private applicator must be certified. Certification is good for five years.
You must re-certify before your expiration date if you want to continue to use restricted-use pesticides. (Check your certification card for the exact date.)
How do I re-certify?
Registration for 2019 Private Pesticide Applicator Training classes is closed. If you were unable to attend one of the classroom sessions, you will need to self-study.
Purchase the manual at Portage County Extension,1462 Strongs Avenue, 2nd Floor, Stevens Point. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. Manuals are $30 and can be paid for by check or cash only.
Make an appointment to take your exam. Testing by Appointment Only: Call 715-346-1316 or send an email by clicking here. Appointments must be scheduled at least 1 week ahead of time and begin no later than Noon.