NEW YORK

RENEWAL DEADLINE
Commercial & Technician: 3 years from the date of issuance.
Private: 5 years from the date of issuance.

CE REQUIREMENTS
Continuing education requirements differ by license type.
See below for details

Online New York Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Packages

New York Commercial Applicator 10 Credit Bundle

Online HD Video | Category 3a or 3b
This course bundle is designed for the New York Commercial applicator holding either a 3a (Ornamental, Shade Tree, and Turf) or 3b (Turf) certification. All courses are approved by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The course bundle contains 3 credits of training approved for categories 3a and 3b, and 7 credits of core training. Please click on Course Details for a list of specific courses.

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$149.00
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Online New York Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Agricultural and Other Row Crop Related Courses

Seed Treatment Product Safety | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412263

1 credit: 4
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 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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$24.00
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Ornamental and Turf Courses

IPM for Turf Management | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412262

1 credit: 3a, 3b
As a turf manager, 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.

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$24.00
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Common Turfgrass Weeds | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412261

.75 credit: 3a, 3b
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 with a working knowledge of weed biology, weed identification, and how herbicides work.

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$24.00
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Turfgrass Disease, Insect, and Vertebrate Pests | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412264

1 credit: 3a, 3b
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 an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management.

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$24.00
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Pollinator Health Related Courses

Pollinator Stewardship | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412265

1 credit: 1a, 2, 3a, 3b, 6a, 21, 22, 23, or 25
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.

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$24.00
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Pesticide Basics and Safety Courses

Federal Pesticide Laws | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412257

.75 credits: Core
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment. This course addresses the federal pesticide laws that control the labeling, sale and distribution, storage, transportation, use, and disposal in the best public interest.

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$24.00
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Pesticide Labeling | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412254

.75 credit: Core
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.

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$24.00
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Pest Management | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412258

.75 credit: 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.

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$24.00
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Pesticide Formulations | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412253

.75 credit: Core
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.

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$24.00
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Pesticides in the Environment | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412255

.75 credit: Core
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment. 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.

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$24.00
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Planning the Pesticide Application | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412256

.75 credits: Core
Before beginning a pesticide application, 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.

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$24.00
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412260

1 credit: 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 understand the protections and limitations of PPE.

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$24.00
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Pesticide Application Procedures | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412252

.75 credit: Core
Pesticides may be applied 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.

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$24.00
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | New York DEC Approval #NY-21-412259

.75 credit: 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 need to be concerned with the hazards associated with exposure to the chemical and not just the toxicity of the pesticide.

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$24.00
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Online Worker Protection Standard Courses

2021 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. This training program is accessible for the 2021 calendar year.
Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$399.00
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2021 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. Training program is accessible for the entire 2021 calendar year.
Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$159.00
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Safety Compliance Bundle

Meet safety compliance requirements with these 15-20 safety minute videos.

  1. Personal Protective Equipment (2 classes)
  2. Pesticides in the Environment (2 classes)
  3. Transportation, Storage, and Security (2 classes)
  4. Emergency Response

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$99.00
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Exam Prep

Exam Prep is not available for the New York pesticide applicator exams.

New York Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Requirements

1A - Agricultural Plant - 8 Credits
1B - Agricultural Animal - 6 Credits
1C - Companion Animal - 5 Credits
1D - Fumigation of Soil & Agricultural Commodities - 6 Credits
2  - Forest Pest Control - 6 Credits
3A - Ornamentals, Shad Trees, & Turf - 10 Credits
3B - Turf - 10 Credits
3C - Interior Plant Maintenance - 10 Credits
4  - Seed Treatment - 5 Credits
5A - Aquatic Vegetation Control - 8 Credits
5B - Aquatic Insect & Misc. Aquatic Organisms Control - 8 Credits
5C - Aquatic Fish Control - 8 Credits
5D - Aquatic Antifouling Paints - 5 Credits
5E - Sewer Line Root Control - 5 Credits
6A - Right-of-Way Vegetation Control - 8 Credits
6B - Right-of-Way in Place Pole Treatments - 8 Credits
7A - Structural & Rodent Control - 12 Credits

7C - Termite - 8 Credits
7B - Fumigation - 6 Credits
7D - Lumber & Wood Products - 6 Credits
7F - Food Processing - 12 Credits
7G - Cooling Towers, Pulp & Paper Process - 5 Credits
8 - Public Health Pest Control - 8 Credits
9 - Regulatory Pest Control - 5 Credits
10 - Demonstration & Research Pest Control - 5 Credits
11 - Aerial Pilot - 6 Credits
12 - Sales (of Restricted Use Pesticides) - 3 Credits
13 - Aquatic Antifouling Paint Applicator - 5 Credits
21 - Field & Forage - 10 Credits
22 - Fruit - 10 Credits
23 - Vegetable - 10 Credits
25 - Nursery, Ornamentals & Turf - 10 Credits
31 - Agricultural Animal Pest Control - 8 Credits
41 - Aquatic Pest Control - 8 Credits