Pesticide License Recertification Available
Farmers who have a Pesticide License that expires in 2009 can attend one of two recertification sessions being offered in Van Wert County.
The morning session will be offered on Thursday, February 5, 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon at the Jr. Fair Building. The evening session will be offered on Wednesday, March 4, 6-9 p.m. at Delphos Jefferson High School. Both facilities are handicap accessible. Each session will offer a full recertification for Core and Category 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, and 12. Additional categories can be scheduled after the recertification session. A $15 fee will be collected at the door, and pre-registration is not required.
If neither session in Van Wert County fits within your schedule, please visit http://pested.osu.edu/privaterecert.htm for a list of neighboring counties and their corresponding recertification sessions. Please note that sessions outside of Van Wert County may require pre-registration.
These sessions are for farmers who already possess a private applicators license. Farmers wishing to obtain a pesticide license should visit http://pested.osu.edu/privatelicense.html for more information.
For additional information on pesticide applicator recertification, or for information on obtaining a pesticide license, please contact Andy Kleinschmidt of the Van Wert County Extension Office at 419-238-1214.