How to Obtain Pesticide Applicator License
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How to Obtain a Pesticide Applicator License

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Thinking about becoming a certified pesticide applicator in New York?

This online program will cover the basics of who needs a pesticide license, license types, examination procedures, and important information to know for the test.

We will incorporate interactive practice questions and activities within the program to test participant knowledge in preparation for the exam.


1:00: Welcome and Introductions – Elisabeth Hodgdon & Mike Basedow, ENYCHP

1:10: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's pesticide certification procedures -Brayton Pendell, NYSDEC

2:00: Exam content: Understanding pests and pesticides, integrated pest management - Elisabeth Hodgdon, ENYCHP

2:30: Exam content: How to read a pesticide label, pesticide safety and risk management, sprayer calibration - Mike Basedow, ENYCHP

3:20: Wrap up, final Q & A

3:30: End program

Contact Elisabeth Hodgdon with questions and/or assistance using Zoom technology: or 518-650-5323

Registration link:

Last updated November 9, 2020