Pesticide Applicator Training Now Available for 2023!

It’s that time of year again.

If you use restricted use Pesticides, you have to be certified.

This is for Private Applicators only.

There are a few changes to the process this year, so please read carefully.

To see if you are certified or if your certification has expired, please visit:

If you need to become certified, your options for training and testing are listed below.

The manuals are now purchased through the Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Online Store or through a mail-in order form.

Testing will be held in Richland County on the dates listed below.  You can choose to have a proctored test offered through Pearson Vue.  It is an additional charge of $45 and you need to register for testing through their site:

If you have any questions, please contact the Richland County Extension Office at 608-647-6148.

2023 Private Pesticide Applicators Training (PAT) Options Richland County – pdf.