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Extension is expanding its online education and resources to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

Pesticide safety recertification self-paced courses

Event information


Self-guided, online course


Questions about which course you should take?

Contact Jolene Hendrix, Extension educator and program manager

Questions about how to register?

Contact Mary Ferguson, operations manager


Pesticide Safety and Environmental Education is offering self-paced online recertification courses for applicators renewing in 2021. Self-paced courses provide convenience and flexibility to work through the material at your own pace at the same price as all-day workshops. 

  • The courses are offered through the University’s Canvas platform.
  • You must register using your own name, applicator number, phone number and your own email address. 
    • Do not have someone else register for you or you will not receive credit.
    • Do not use a shared email account.
  • You must select a specific class at registration. Classes operate on a 6-week schedule. You are required to complete the material within that time frame.

See more information about education for commercial, non-commercial pesticide applicators.


  • $145 for Categorie A plus one other category.
  • $45 for each additional category.
  • See the Course options below for specific combinations.

There are no refunds, credits, or transfers to another course or Zoom workshop after purchase.


  • Registration opens on December 10, 2020.
  • You must register by 5 p.m. on the deadline listed in the table below.
  • Courses must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the end date for the course as described in the table below.
  • To register, you must use the applicator number, name and email address of the applicator receiving credit.

Course details

  • The "Course options" table is for information only.
  • You must click on the "Register online" button above to register for a workshop.

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