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Pesticide Applicator Training


Which Pesticide License Do You Need?

Agricultural Categories, exams, and study materials for each category. Study materials available to purchase at IFAS Extension Bookstore. Some materials available in the reference section of Lake County Libraries.

Limited Lawn and Ornamental and Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance licenses now have their own study guides to use with the Applying Pesticides Correctly (CORE) study guide.

Pesticide License categories and study materials list.

How to obtain a pesticide license exam voucher

Spanish - online pesticide applicator training.


2019 Central Florida Pesticide Applicator Training Schedule


NEW WPS EPA-approved presentations to use to train workers and handlers. You must use the full, unaltered slide show and use the notes that are provided.

New EPA Approved WPS training videos (some available as downloadable format, others on YouTube will require internet connection):

Fertilizer License

Need a Fertilizer License? You need to become Green Industry Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) Certified.

Search for GI-BMP classes.

Urban Fertilizer license CEUs online.

GI-BMP classes in Orange County. Various dates. Registration.

Limited Certification Application Instructions

Commercial Landscape Maintenance

Limited Government/Private Certification

Urban Fertilizer Application Certification

Online CEUs

CEUs for fee from UF/IFAS Pesticide Information Office

Free online CEUs in CORE from Growing Produce

Free online CEUs in CORE from Citrus Industry Magazine

Check to make sure they are exactly the category that you need to renew.

Search for CEU classes.

How many CEUs do you need? 

Operation CleanSweep

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service has announced the launching of the 2015-16 “Operation Cleansweep”.  The purpose of “Operation Cleansweep” is to offer a safe, convenient, and cost effective mechanism for agricultural operations, golf courses, and pest control companies to properly dispose of canceled, suspended, and unusable pesticides (CSUP). 


352-343-4101 ext. 2727

Juanita Popenoe,, for questions

Exam vouchers and scheduling

Upcoming Lake County Classes