Florida Pesticide Applicator

Renewal Deadline:
Every four-years by the end of the original issue month.

CE Requirements:
Differs by license. See details below.

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Online Florida Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Packages

Florida Ornamental & Turf Pest Control Complete 16 CEU Bundle

Online HD Video | 4 CEUs Core and 12 CEUs Ornamental and Turf
This course bundle is designed for the Ornamental and Turf Commercial Applicator. The course bundle contains 4 CUEs of core credits and 12 CEUs of ornamental and turf (category 3) credits. Topics include an in depth look at reading a pesticide label, personal protective equipment requirement, safely transporting and storing pesticides, disease management strategies for landscape and turf management, a look at how to balance pest management while protecting pollinators, aquatic and noxious wee controls, and a brief look at mosquito-borne diseases.

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$209.00
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Florida Agricultural Row Crop Pest Control Complete 12 CEU Bundle

Online HD Video | 4 CEUs Core and 8 CEUs Agricultural Row Crop
This course bundle is designed for the Agricultural Row Crop Commercial Applicator. This course bundle contains 4 CEUs of core credits and 8 CEUs of agricultural row crop (category 1A1) CEUs. Topics include an in depth look at reading the pesticide label, an overview of pesticide application procedures, the federal laws governing pesticide use, pest identification and management of pests common to corn, soybean, grain sorghum, rice, cotton, and peanuts, a look at how to manage your pests while protecting your pollinators, identification and control methods for noxious weeds, and a quick look at pesticide application equipment and calibration.

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$159.00
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Florida Right of Way Pest Control Complete 12 CEU Bundle

Online HD Video | 4 CEUs Core and 8 CEUs Right of Way
This course bundle is deisgned for the Right of Way Commercial Applicator. This course bundle contains 4 CEUs of core credits and 8 CEUs of right of way (category 6) credits. Topics include an in depth look at reading a pesticide label, pesticide hazards and first aid, planning your pesticide application, a look at application equipment and calibration, pest control specific to right of way situations, and weed identification and control.

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$159.00
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Florida Private Agricultural Applicator Complete 8 CEU Bundle

Online HD Video | 4 CEUs Core and 4 CEUs Private Agricultural Applicator This course bundle is designed for the Private Agricultural Applicator. This course bundle contains 4 CEUs of core credits and 4 CEUs of private agricultural applicator (category 1C) credits. Topics include an in depth look at reading a pesticide label, how pesticides can affect the environment, different pesticide formulations, common pests of rice, cotton, and peanuts, identification and control methods of noxious weeds, techniques to manage pests while protecting your pollinators, and a brief overview of how fungicides work and gathering plant tissue samples to send to your local diagnostic lab.

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$108.00
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Online Florida Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Agricultural and Other Row Crop Related Courses

Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Florida Approval #27040

2 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories 
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Florida. Students will learn about different fumigation devices and products, and how best to comply with label restrictions to protect both non-targets and applicators from harm.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | Florida Approval #25982

1.5 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course discusses pest identification and management strategies for corn, soybean and grain sorghum. Each species is identified according to various stages of maturity, the signs and symptoms exhibited, and the type of biological, cultural or chemical control recommended for each.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$27.00
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Pest Identification: Rice, Cotton and Peanuts | Florida Approval #25991

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course discusses proper insect identification for rice, cotton, and peanuts. Each pest and pathogen are identified according to various stages of maturity, the signs and symptoms exhibited, and the type of biological, cultural or chemical control recommended for each.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Row Crop Basics: IPM, Insect Sampling & Calibration | Florida Approval #25989

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Managing your row crops takes time and attention to detail. Your IPM strategy, insect sampling techniques, and pesticide applications all need to work together. This course covers the basics of sound IPM principles, insect sampling techniques, and how to effectively calibrate your equipment to help Florida applicators manage their crop.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | Florida Approval #25868

1 CEU: Seed Treatment
In the last ten years there has been a resurgence of treated seed use, largely due to the advent of improved chemical performance. We as agricultural producers in Florida are obviously concerned about the more modern applications of these processes. This course outlines the benefits and risks associated with treated seed products.

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$19.00
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Ornamental and Turf Courses

Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Florida Approval #25981

3 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course teaches the basics of disease management for landscape plantings, cost-minimizing strategies, and tools and techniques needed to successfully control disease in the highly competitive world of landscaping in Florida.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Common Ornamental Plant Pests | Florida Approval #27310

3 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Pest management of ornamental plants involves multiple steps from growing a healthy plant that is more resistant to pest damage to correctly identifying the problem when present. This course will cover the most common pests of ornamental plants.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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IPM for Ornamental Plant Pest Management | Florida Approval #27311

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
IPM of ornamental plants involves multiple steps; producing a healthy plant, correctly identifying the problem, recognizing that there will always be some pests and damage, and only using pesticides as a last resort. This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for ornamental plants, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully provide your clients with a healthy and attractive landscape.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Ornamental Pesticide Application Equipment and Calibration | Florida Approval #27312

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
When pesticide applications become necessary for good ornamental plant management it's important to understand how application equipment works and how to properly calibrate the equipment. This course will discuss the most common types of equipment used for pesticide applications on ornamental plants, the way to calculate the volume of solution needed, and how to properly calculate the flow rate of the equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Turfgrass: Keys to Identification and Management | Florida Approval #25986

2.5 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for various turf grasses, the multiple steps involved, and the different tools and techniques to successfully control the environment in Florida.

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$42.00
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Florida Approval #25980

2.5 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management in enclosed spaces where exposure is increased, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully control the environment in Florida.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$42.00
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Identification & Control of Noxious Weeds | Florida Approval #25866

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Managing noxious weeds can be a tricky proposition. Applicators need to be aware of both the federal and state noxious weed lists and how that affects management tactics. This course covers several weeds on the federal noxious weeds list as well as other noxious weeds found throughout the southeastern United States.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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IPM for Turf Management | Florida Approval #25867

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
As a turf manager in Florida, you'll need to be more than someone who just applies pesticides. Good turf management requires the use of all the tools in the toolbox. This course will touch on the best practice cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical controls for turf management.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Common Turfgrass Weeds | Florida Approval #26308

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Managing weeds in a turf stand can be a tricky proposition. Often times the client fails to recognize that the presence of weeds in a turf stand is the result of poor turf, not the cause. This course will provide applicators in Florida with a working knowledge of weed biology, weed identification, and how herbicides work.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Cultural Practices for Turf Management | Florida Approval #26309

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers in Florida know, there is a right way and a wrong way to do these. This course covers the dos and don'ts of good cultural practices that will result in a healthy vigorous turf that will be enjoyed for years.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Turfgrass Disease, Insect, and Vertebrate Pests | Florida Approval #26311

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
There are a variety of diseases, disorders, insects, and vertebrate pests that can cause problems in turfgrass. This course will give applicators and turf managers in Florida an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management. 

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$19.00
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Aquatic Weed Control | Florida Approval #25978

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories 
Managing aquatic weeds in Florida revolves around proper plant identification. Tailoring management strategies to address specific aquatic plant life is only possible through accurate identification. This course teaches the basics of aquatic weed identification and the different approaches to aquatic plant management.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Fungicides and Plant Pathogen Sampling | Florida Approval #25865

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course provides a basic understanding of how fungicides work and the basics of collecting plant material samples for testing pathogens. Fungal spores, germination, plant appearance, infestations, fungicide mechanism, collection techniques, and collection dos and don'ts are all discussed.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Right of Way Related Courses

Right of Way: Pest Control | Florida Approval #25984

3.5 CEUs: Right-Of-Way Pest Control
This course will help applicators in Florida understand the five main groups of pests, identifying those pests, and help applicators decide on management strategies. It will also cover the main causes of plant disease, plant life cycles, and the developmental stages through which plants progress.

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$54.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | Florida Approval #25985

3 CEUs: Right-of-Way Pest Control
This course will review the methods and techniques to manage vegetation on rights of way and non-cropland industrial sites safely without damage to non-target species, sites, objects or the environment in Florida.

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$49.00
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Pollinator Health Related Courses

Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Florida Approval #25979

1.5 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Florida to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$27.00
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Pollinator Stewardship | Florida Approval #25983

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course provides an outline of the primary concerns of the bee-keeping industry including colony collapse disorder (CCD), factors affecting honey bee decline, invasive insects, fungal disease, best practices for pollinator stewardship, and minimizing pesticide risks for pollinators in Florida.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Structural Applicator Related Courses

Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Florida Approval #25987

5 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course focuses on the fundamentals of wildlife damage inspection including identification based on habitat, routes of entry, scat, and tracks. It will help you understand the unique biological and legal risks that are involved with the inspection process in Florida as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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$59.00
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Cage Trapping Techniques | Florida Approval #27039

3 CEUs: Limited Wildlife Trapper
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in Florida. Best practices surrounding appropriate traps for target animals, effective baits, and safe and humane use of traps will be outlined.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Bed Bugs: Overview and Management | Florida Approval #26798

2 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Structural applicators in Florida know that managing a bed bug infestation is difficult on many levels. This course looks at the history of bed bugs, current integrated pest management approaches to preventing and managing an infestation, and several of the chemical options available when your non-chemical controls and methods have failed.

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$35.00
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Mosquito Control Courses

Mosquito Identification | Florida Approval #26801

3 credits: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Correct identification of each mosquito species is an important step to managing the mosquito population in your area. Each species of mosquito has its own preferred habitat and breeding environment. This course covers the preferred habitat, breeding ground, and physiological differences between five major species of mosquitoes found throughout the United States.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Intro to Mosquito Control | Florida Approval #26800

2 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
To effectively manage a mosquito population as part of an integrated pest management plan applicators must be familiar with mosquito physiology, the lifecycle of the mosquito, and various collection and surveillance methods for both adult mosquitoes and larvae. This course will talk about surveillance methods, mosquito anatomy, and touch on the diseases that are most commonly vectored by mosquitoes in the United States.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Mosquito Management & Control | Florida Approval #26802

2 CEUs: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
Mosquito management is a daunting task for many applicators. When mosquito management is done incorrectly or isn't done at all, mosquitoes can make public spaces unusable. This course will discuss common methods of mosquito controls, everything from physical controls, to pesticides, to record keeping, all as part of a solid integrated pest management approach to mosquito control.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | Florida Approval #25988

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
This course covers a range of mosquito-borne diseases with an emphasis on the Zika virus. Zika's extent, side effects, testing, and diagnostics are detailed along with protection and reduction techniques of mosquitoes to minimize the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases in Florida.

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$19.00
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Pesticide Basics and Safety Courses

Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | Florida Approval #26803

2 CEUs: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core
Labels are increasing in complexity and depth of information. It is never suggested that anyone try to memorize a pesticide label. By reviewing parts of a label and recognizing label language and use, we hope that you feel more comfortable with the information on pesticide labels and feel confident in understanding the information the present.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Application Equipment and Calibration | Florida Approval #26307

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
When pesticide applications become necessary for good turf management, it's important to understand how the application equipment works and how to properly calibrate the equipment. This course will provide turf managers with an understanding of the most common types of equipment used for pesticide applications on turf and how to properly calibrate the equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Federal Pesticide Laws | Florida Approval #26312

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in Florida. This course addresses the Federal pesticide laws that control the labeling, sale and distribution, storage, transportation, use and disposal in the best public interest. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pest Management | Florida Approval #26314

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core 
A pest is an undesirable organism that injures humans, desirable plants and animals, manufactured products, or natural substances. This course will discuss the importance of pest identification in pest control, describe how pest population levels trigger control procedures and give several reasons why pesticide applications may fail.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Florida Approval #26313

1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core
Wearing PPE can reduce exposure (dermal, inhalation, ocular, or oral) and thereby lower the chances of pesticide injury, illness, or poisoning. It is important that all pesticide applicators and handlers in Florida understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Florida Approval #26315

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core
Pesticides may be applied in Florida as sprays, dusts, granules, gases (vapors), fogs, baits, rubs, or dips and require the correct equipment for the pesticide as well as the job size and type. In addition, you must properly select, operate, calibrate, and maintain your equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Formulations | Florida Approval #26316

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in Florida, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Florida Approval #26317

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core
Pesticides are designed to be toxic so they can control pests (e.g., plants, insects, rodents, fungi, and bacteria) while not harming non-target organisms and anyone else exposed to the product. Pesticide users in Florida need to be concerned with the hazards associated with exposure to the chemical and not just the toxicity of the pesticide.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticide Labeling | Florida Approval #26318

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in Florida are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticides in the Environment | Florida Approval #26319

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core 
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in Florida. Initially, hazards to humans were the primary reason the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to classify a pesticide as a restricted-use product.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Planning the Pesticide Application | Florida Approval #26320

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core
Before beginning a pesticide application in Florida, you should know how to select the right pesticide for the job, review the label, test for pesticide compatibility before mixing, select personal protective equipment, transfer pesticides safely, and clean up after an application.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Transportation, Storage, Security and Professional Conduct | Florida Approval #26321

1 CEU: 487 or 482 General Standards/Core 
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Florida, under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products and how to communicate these issues with customers. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Online Worker Protection Standard Course

2019 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) - Agricultural Worker Training Program (Unlimited)

Train Unlimited Workers | EPA Worker PST 00024 | EPA Handler PST 00018; 00022; or 00027
(Handler materials provided through PERC) This EPA Approved Training Program provides everything your business needs to train your agricultural workers. This video program comes in both English and Spanish and trains unlimited workers. Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$399.00
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2019 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) - Agricultural Worker Training Program (25 Workers)

Train 25 Workers | EPA Worker PST 00024 | EPA Handler PST 00018; 00022; or 00027
(Handler materials provided through PERC) This EPA Approved Training Program provides everything your business needs to train your agricultural workers. This video program comes in both English and Spanish and trains up to 25 workers. Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$159.00
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Online Florida Pesticide Applicator Exam Prep Course

Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam Prep Program

12 Hour | Online HD Video This course is intended as a study guide for the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual. The test administered by your state, tribe, territory, or federal department/agency will cover this information along with state, tribe, etc. specific information. Passing the core exam is essential to becoming a certified applicator. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of pesticide safety principles. By learning how to handle pesticides correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$99.00
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Turfgrass Pest Management Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the Turfgrass Pest Management category exam. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of turf management principles. By learning how to manage your turf correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$89.00
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Ornamental Plant Pest Management Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video Pest management of ornamental plants involves multiple steps. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of ornamental pest management principles. By learning how to manage the landscape correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$89.00
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Mosquito Control Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the Mosquito Management category exam. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation to mosquito managment and control the mosquito populations in and around your home or park. 

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$89.00
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Florida Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Requirements

Commercial and Private Applicator Categories

1A1 - Agricultural Row Crop Pest Control - 8 CEUs
1A2 - Agricultural Tree Crop Pest Control - 8 CEUs
1B - Agricultural Animal Pest Control - 4 CEUs
1C - Private Applicator - Agriculture - 4 CEUs
2 - Forest Pest Control - 8 CEUs
3 - Ornamental and Turf - 12 CEUs
5B - Antifouling Paint - 4 CEUs
5A - Aquatic Pest Control - 16 CEUs
6 - Right of Way - 8 CEUs
7A - Wood Treatment - 4 CEUs
7B - Chlorine Gas Infusion - 4 CEUs
7C - Sewer Root Control - 4 CEUs
9 - Regulatory Inspection and Sampling - 4 CEUs
10 - Demonstration and Research - 4 CEUs
11 - Aerial Application - Agricultural - 16 CEUs

Noncommercial Applicators

Commercial General Household Pest Control - 2 CEUs
Commercial Lawn & Ornamental - 2 CEUs
Commercial Structural Fumigation - 2 CEUs
Commercial Termite - 2 CEUs
Limited Certification Commercial Landscape Maintenance - 2 CEUs
Limited Landscape Maintenance - 2 CEUs
Limited Lawn & Ornamental - 2 CEUs
Limited Structural - 2 CEUs
Limited Urban Fertilizer - 2 CEUs
Limited Wildlife Trapper - 2 CEUs
Public Health - 16 CEUs

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We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Pesticide Certification Section. Our instructor-led video courses are fast, easy, affordable and meet state licensing requirements. We offer the following continuing education courses in full HD video, and they are available when you are!

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