Updates from Georgia Department of Agriculture – Pesticide Licensing

Pesticide Applicator Recertification/expiration update from the Georgia Department of Agriculture

For certified applicators with recertification/expiration dates between June 1, 2020, and December 21, 2020, you can request a 90-day training deadline extension.

Please direct all requests for extensions to Tim Taylor, Certification & Training Specialist, by tel: 404-656-3641 or email: timothy.taylor@agr.georgia.gov (Email is the preferred method.)

CEUs can still be obtained through approved online providers: http://agr.georgia.gov/1pesticide-applicator-licensing-and-certification.aspx

For more detail on any of the topics below, visit the Ag Inputs page.

  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator Exams: The Technical College System of Georgia will be closed through the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. Find your testing center and check back for updates. If you need to take a certification exam during this time, call the Ag Inputs office at (404) 656-4958. We will be proctoring a limited number f written exams at our Atlanta office, but all attendees MUST pre-register with Ag Inputs or they will not be allowed to test.
  • Antimicrobial Pest Control: Emergency Rule 40-21-2-0.6-.01 allows current certified applicators to treat for coronavirus until July 22, 2020.
  • Using Pesticides Wisely Training: Contact your local Extension County Office

More information can be found at this link: Covid-19 Updates