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Harvey County

Pesticide Applicator Licensing

By educating, training, and testing people who apply certain pesticides, consumers can be assured that the person applying pesticides to their crops, lawn, home or workplace is knowledgeable and qualified. To qualify for certification, a private or commercial pesticide applicator must show adequate knowledge of the type of pesticide application that he or she intends to perform.

The Kansas Dept of Ag. certifies private and commercial pesticide applicators, issues licenses to pesticide businesses, and registers pest control technicians, dealers and government agencies who use pesticides.  Pesticide manufacturers are also required to register their products with the KDA before they can be sold in Kansas. To find more information, go to http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/pesticide-fertilizer

The testing dates & locations are available at http://agriculture.ks.gov/docs/default-source/pest-fert/examschedule.pdf?sfvrsn=8

We have study manuals and testing details available here at the Extension Office. Contact us for more information.