There are two options for last chance re-certification for Paulding County Fertilizer or Private Pesticide applicators. Private pesticide and fertilizer applicators who expired either in March 2020 or 2021 have until July 1 to recertify and renew.
- In-Person option on Thursday, June 24 – 8:00 AM – Fertilizer Recertification ($10) 9:15 AM – Pesticide Recertification ($35). Please call the office at 419-399-8225 to register. Ask for Sarah Noggle
- A self-paced online recertification course is available at https://pested.osu.edu/onlinerecert. You can also access the course by clicking the purple box titled “Self-Paced Recertification Courses” at pested.osu.edu (see screenshot image below).
Private Pesticide Recertification costs $35 and Agricultural Fertilizer Recertification (1-hr, separate registration) costs $15. A credit card is the only accepted payment.
If you have difficulties with registering for the course(s), please either call the OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program at 614-292-4070 or view the instructional video at https://youtu.be/xBkysLl8FcI. If you forgot your password to access the online course, you can request a new password at scarlet.instructure.com.
If you are unsure of your recertification status, you can check it on the ODA portal at https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/plant-health/pesticides/recert-search (Applicator ID required). Call ANR Educator Sarah Noggle with any questions at 419-399-8225.