Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification meetings have concluded for 2020.  Other opportunities in the region can be found at:

 Important Dates:

January 16, 2020.  6:00 PM Pesticide Applicator Exam Training Session

January 23, 2020.  1:00 PM Pesticide Applicator Exam Register Here

February 4, 10:00 AM.  Pesticide and Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Session.  See info below.

February 6, 6:00 PM.  Pesticide and Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Session.  See info below.

TO: Licensed Private Pesticide Applicator and Certified Fertilizer Applicator

FROM: Clifton Martin, Extension Educator, ANR

RE: 2020 Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Sessions


You have the opportunity to participate in recertification sessions offered this year in Muskingum County. There are two sessions that start with three hours of Pesticide credits and end with 1 hour of fertilizer credits. If you have both a Pesticide License and a Fertilizer Certification you will need a total of 4 hours of training.

Additional training opportunities are available at Pre-registration is expected. There is a $35.00 fee for the recertification session. Checks should be made payable to OSU Extension - Muskingum County and returned with the enclosed registration form 3 days prior to the session you will be attending. This fee is in addition to the $30.00 license fee of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Send your $30.00 renewal fee to O.D.A., 8995 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 after you have participated in a recertification session. Bring your pesticide card or pesticide license number with you to the meeting.

Please call if you have a question. Specific questions about your license can be directed to ODA at 1-800-282-1955. In case of bad weather, call the office at 740-454-0144 to see if the meeting has been postponed. Notice of closure would also be posted on our website.


Specific questions about managing your pesticide license or fertilizer certification should be directed to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  OSU Extension provideds educational services and continuing education.


OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program

OSU Nutrient Education and Management

Ohio Department of Agriculture Plant Health Division

Pesticide Program

Fertilizer Program

Check Your Recertification Status