Private Pesticide Recertification Deadline is July 1

Private pesticide and fertilizer applicators who expired either in March 2020 or 2021 have until July 1 to recertify and renew. A self-paced online recertification course is available at You can also access the course by clicking the purple box titled “Self-Paced Recertification Courses” at (see screenshot image below).

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Private Pesticide Recertification costs $35 and Agricultural Fertilizer Recertification (1-hr, separate registration) costs $15. 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 If you forgot your password to access the online course, you can request a new password at

Screenshot of login page. Request to reset password by clicking “Forgot Password?”

If you are unsure of your recertification status, you can check it on the ODA portal at (Applicator ID required). Call ANR Educator Steph Karhoff with any questions at 419-636-5608.

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