Private Pesticide Applicator Training


The training is required for those producing agricultural commodities and wanting to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on land they own, rent or crop-share. Those needing recertification training to renew their license for another 5 years may also attend. Growers wanting to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides must have a certified private pesticide applicators license issued by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Successful completion of University of Missouri Extension private applicator training is the requirement for receiving the license. You must also be at least 18 years of age and directly involved in the production of agricultural commodities to apply for a certified private applicator license. There is no charge for the training, but the Pesticide Applicator Manual is highly recommended.

Cost: Free

Contact: Anthony Ohmes, [email protected], 573-243-3581

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