Private Applicator Pesticide License Requirements

Last Updated on Nov 22, 2017 at 10:52am | Agribusiness

Farmers who have a Private Applicator License with the Maryland Department of Agriculture must renew their license every three years by attending an approved two-hour training course.
 
The University of Maryland Extension Office will offer two recertification training opportunities in December for anyone who needs to recertify:
 
--December 11th at the Grantsville Library
--December 18th at the University of Maryland Extension, Garrett  County Office
 
Both sessions will be held from 6:00 to 8:00p.m. there is no a cost to attend.
 
Those wishing to sign up for the sessions should call the Extension Office at 301-334-6960.
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All farmers wishing to apply restricted use pesticides to land that they own or manage, need a Private Applicator License issued by the Maryland Department of Agriculture. In order to obtain the license, farmers must pass a written exam.
 
The University of Maryland Extension Office will offer exam preparation training on January 15th, from 6:00 to 9:00  p.m. at the Garrett Garrett Office
 
The Garrett County exam date proctored by MDA will be set after the training.
 
Those wishing to attend the training and need training materials, should call the Extension Office at 301-334-6960.