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Pesticide Training & Recertification

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

A series of pesticide training and recertification classes will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Anyone interested in obtaining a pesticide certification license and who meets the D.E.C. (Department of Environmental Conservation) experience/education requirements or current applicators seeking pesticide recertification credits should attend.

This training is NOT a 30-hour certification course for commercial licenses.

The Pesticide Training and Recertification classes will be held at Cornell Cooperative Extension – Ontario County, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424. 

The classes will be on Wednesdays, February 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm with the exam being offered on Monday, March 6, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm.

The program series includes the following topics:

Class 1: Pesticide Laws and Regulations
Class 2: Pesticides and the Environment
Class 3: Pesticide Safety
Class 4: Pesticide Mixing and Equipment Calibrations

The cost for the pesticide training to obtain a license is $175.00, includes training manuals and attendance at all four classes. This does not include the $100.00 DEC exam fee, due the day of the exam. Certified applicators, private and commercial applicators seeking recertification credits will receive 2.5 core credits per class. The cost for recertification each class is $25.00 per person. 

To receive registration material or for additional information, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County at (585) 394-3977 ext. 427, email nea8@cornell.edu or ext. 436, email rw43@cornell.edu

2019 Pesticide Training and Registration Information

Fee

$175 includes manuals & 4 classes; there is a $100 additional DEC exam fee

Contact

Russell Welser
Senior Resource Educator
rw43@cornell.edu
(585) 394-3977 x 436

Location

CCE-Ontario Offices
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424-4424