Upcoming Pesticide Application Training

To get certified or recertified in Wisconsin:

  1. Required: You must purchase the base training fee with manual (book). This is $30.00.
  2. Required: You must take and pass the certification test (General Farming, Fruit Crops or Greenhouse & Nursery).
  3. Training (optional): You can do 1 and 2 above (self-study) and pass the test getting at least 70% or you can take one of the additional training options, online computer based training or attend an in-person training and then pass the test getting at least 50%.

There are three options you can choose from for training:

OPTION 1: Self-Study

Please schedule a test with your participating County Extension office. To schedule at the Dane County Extension office, please reach out to Javiera Morales at 608-224-3704 or morales.javiera@countyofdane.com

OPTION 2: Computer based Training
  • Purchase the training fee with Manual for $30.00 either from your participating County Extension office or the UW PAT Store. PAT Store: https://patstore.wisc.edu/secure/default.asp
  • Register for online course or Zoom webinar. You will receive an email with a link and passwords. Zoom invites will be sent a couple of days before the webinar. To register: https://go.wisc.edu/greo5e

Test not provided after training. Please schedule your test with a participating County Extension Office. Once training completed, you will receive a “completion receipt,” that has to be shown to your test proctor to be coded as attended a training (50% pass grade).

OPTION 3: In-Person
  • Purchase the training fee with Manual for $30.00 either from your participating County Extension office or the UW PAT Store. PAT Store: https://patstore.wisc.edu/secure/default.asp
  • Dane County will be having 2 trainings.
  • $30.00 base training fee + $10.00 in-person training fee.
  • Registration required.

Dates: January 27th, 2022, Arlington Research Station and March 03rd, 2022, Arlington Research Station

For registration please click here https://go.wisc.edu/k1sw0y

Test is provided after the training.

Looking for a training in your area? Go to: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/pat/events

For more information please contact Dane County Extension at 608-224-3700 or morales.javiera@countyofdane.com

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