Release Date: March 27, 2020
Order #12) during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Wisconsin Department of
Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is extending pesticide applicator
certifications until October 31. Private and commercial pesticide applicators with certifications that expire January 31-September 30 can continue to operate as a certified pesticide applicator until October 31.
Program to develop an online exam to provide temporary pesticide applicator certification.
These temporary certifications would also expire on October 31. When this service is
available, DATCP will notify current applicators and individuals wanting to become an
applicator with instructions on how to purchase training material and gain access to the online exam.