Any person handling, applying or supervising the use of pesticides as part of that person’s job must be certified and licensed by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. Non-commercial pesticide applicators must complete 12 hours of training over a three-year period to remain certified. Our workshops offer four hours of continuing education training.
The Technology Transfer Program will be offering training and testing for Categories 3, 5 and 6; as well as continuing education for Categories 3, 5, 6, 8 & 18. Listed below are workshop and category descriptions.
Message from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture regarding Pesticide Sprayer Licenses:
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the KY Department of Agriculture is addressing the testing, certification and licensure of all pesticide operators and applicators in the following manner until further notice:
For Commercial and Non-Commercial Licenses
These measures will remain in effect until further notice. Please direct any questions to the Division of Environmental Services by calling (502) 573-0282.