PESTICIDE APPLICATOR CERTIFICATION

2023 CHANGES TO PESTICIDE APPLICATOR CERTIFICATION

County Extension Offices are no longer selling the manuals.

Click Here for Portage County Training & Testing Dates

All manual sales must be done through the UW PAT Program.
  • Manuals are $40 per book. Books are assigned to applicator, so each must have their own.

Where do I take the test?
Not all County Extension Offices are giving the Test. To find one that is go to this website:
https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/pat/county-testing-sites/
If you are unable to check online yourself, please contact the UW PAT Program
(patprogram@mailplus.wisc.edu – 608-262-7588) or your local County Extension Office to help.

What about training?
There will be training with tests provided in select counties in 2023. There is also online training
available this year. To find training near you: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/pat/events/

UW-Madison Pesticide Applicator Training Office

Contact the PAT office for questions about getting training materials, signing up for live review sessions, or any questions or comments you have about our training material.
Email: PATprogram@mailplus.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-7588
Website:  https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/pat/

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

Contact DATCP for questions about certification, licensing, scheduling an exam, exam scores, or issues of pesticide regulations.

Phone: 608-224-4548
Website: Bureau of Agrichemical Management
Email: datcppesticideinfo@wi.gov for questions regarding Pesticide Certification and Licensing