If you are in need of a Private Applicator License we are offering exam training classes. These classes are for those wishing to pass the Core and/or Private Pesticide Applicator License Exam (Restricted Use Pesticide License) from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. You also may receive Pesticide CEUs if you already have a license. We will offer 5 CEUs for the trainings. You may register for either training alone or for both. We will offer the Core and Private Exams after each training session. Please contact Shawn Steed for any questions or special needs regarding this event 813-744-5519 ext. 54147. To register please click on the link below.
Mary Beth Henry - Small Farms Extension Agent, Polk County
Shawn Steed- Multi-county Ornamental Horticulture Extension Agent, Polk & Hillsborough Counties
CORE - 8:30 am to 10:35 am
Topics to be Covered: Pesticide Law, Principles of Pest Control, Pesticide Labels, Environmental Hazards, Harmful Effects and Personal Protection Equipment; Mixing, Loading, and Application, Transportation, Disposal, and Spill Cleanup, and Pesticide Application Procedures.
Break 10:35 am to 11:35 am - Lunch on Your Own
Private Applicator - 11:45 am to 1:50 pm
Topics to be Covered: Licensing Private Applicators, Pests & Pest Control, Fumigants, The Worker Protection Standard, Application Equipment & Calibration, Dilution & Site Sizes, Pesticide Labels, and Calibration & Dilution Mathematics.
Exams administered from 2 pm to 5 pm
To register please click the link below.