This license is for persons wishing to apply pesticides in the state of Minnesota. Pesticides include herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and other products intended to prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate a pest and substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant or desiccant. In the Nursery & Landscape Industry the most commonly held license categories are A (Core) and E (Turf and Ornamentals), and occasionally F (Aquatics).
If you do not currently hold a license click on the link below to apply:
License Testing Sites:
To take the Pesticide Applicators exam to obtain a license contact one of these testing locations listed at the link below: https://www.mda.state.mn.us/pesticide-fertilizer/pesticide-applicator-testing
If you already hold a license and need to recertify, click here for a list of upcoming recertification classes: http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/pesticide-safety/commercial.html
For more information on pesticide applicator licensure or recertification deadlines contact the Minnesota Department of Agriculture at 651-201-6615 or visit the link below: