Texas Pesticide Applicator

Renewal Deadline:
Commercial and noncommercial licenses - annually by the date of original licensure.
Private applicator licenses -every 5 years by the date of original licensure.

CE Requirements:
Commercial & Noncommercial- 5 credits including 1 credit of Law & Regulations, 1 credit of Pest Management or Drift Minimization

Private Applicators - 15 credits including 2 credits Laws & Regulations, 2 Credits Integrated Pest Management.

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Online Texas Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Bundles

Texas Private Applicator 10 CEU Recertification Bundle

Online HD Video | 10 CEUs
This course bundle is designed for the Texas Agricultural Private Applicator. The course bundle contains 10 CEUs of Texas Department of Agriculture approved courses and includes 2 CEUs of Law and Regulations, 2 CEUs of IPM, and 6 CEUS of General credits. Please note, TDA rules require private applicators to complete at least 5 CEUs in a classroom setting to complete recertification requirements.

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$129.00
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Texas Commercial 5 CEU Recertification Bundle - Turf Management

Online HD Video | 5 CEUs
This course bundle is designed for the Texas Commercial or Non-Commercial Agricultural Applicator. The course bundle contains 5 CEUs of Texas Department of Agriculture approved training including 1 CEU of Law and Regulations, 1 CEU of IPM, and 3 CEUs of general training. The topics in this course bundle focus on turf management. Please note, TDA rules do not allow Commercial and Non-Commercial Applicators to complete online training two years in a row.

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$89.00
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Texas Commercial 5 CEU Recertification Bundle - Ornamental Pest Management

Online HD Video | 5 CEUs
This course bundle is designed for the Texas Commercial or Non-Commercial Agricultural Applicator. The course bundle contains 5 CEUs of Texas Department of Agriculture approved training including 1 CEU of Law and Regulations, 1 CEU of IPM, and 3 CEUs of General training. The topics in this course bundle focus on ornamental pest management. Please note, TDA rules do not allow Commercial or Non-Commercial Applicators to complete online training two years in a row.

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Online Texas Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Right of Way: Pest Control | Texas Approval #798767

4 CEUs: 3 General & 1 Laws and Regulations 
This course will help applicators in Texas 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | Texas Approval #798769

3 CEUs: 2 General, 1 IPM
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 Texas.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Texas Approval #798747

3 CEUs: General
1 CEU: IPM 

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 Texas.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Texas Approval #798736

3 CEUs: 2 - General, 1 IPM 
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 Texas.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | Texas Approval #798772

2 CEUs: General 
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 Texas.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Texas Approval #798741

2 CEUs: General
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Texas. 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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Aquatic Weed Control | Texas Approval #798729

2 CEUs: 1 General & 1 IPM 
Managing aquatic weeds in Texas 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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$35.00
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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Texas Approval #798733

1 CEU: IPM 
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Texas 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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$19.00
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Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | Texas Approval #798735

2 CEUs: General 
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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Pest Identification: Rice, Cotton, and Peanuts | Texas Approval #798542

1 CEU: General 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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Identification & Control of Noxious Weeds | Texas Approval #798751

1 CEU: General 
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 | Texas Approval #798746

1 CEU: IPM As a turf manager in Texas, 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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Application Equipment and Calibration | Texas Approval #798532

1 CEU: General
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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Common Turfgrass Weeds | Texas Approval #798531

1 CEU: General
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 Texas 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 | Texas Approval #798533

1 CEU: IPM
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers in Texas 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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Fungicides and Plant Pathogen Sampling | Texas Approval #798540

1 CEU: General 
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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IPM, Insect Sampling, & Calibration | Texas Approval #798539

1 CEU: General
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 Texas applicators manage their crop.

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$19.00
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Turfgrass Disease, Insect, and Vertebrate Pests | Texas Approval #798530

1 CEU: General
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 Texas an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | Texas Approval #798770

1 CEU: General 
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 Texas are obviously concerned about the more modern applications of these processes. This course outlines the benefits and risks associated with treated seed products.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pollinator Stewardship | Texas Approval #798760

1 CEU: General
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 Texas.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Federal Pesticide Laws | Texas Approval #798739

1 CEU: Laws and Regulations
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in Texas. 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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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Texas Approval #798762

1 CEU: General 
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 Texas understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pest Management | Texas Approval #798756

1 CEU: General
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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Pesticide Application Procedures | Texas Approval #798728

1 CEU: General
Pesticides may be applied in Texas 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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Pesticide Formulations | Texas Approval #798743

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

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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Texas Approval #798744

1 CEU: General  
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 Texas 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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Pesticide Labeling | Texas Approval #798757

1 CEU: Laws and Regulations
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in Texas 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 | Texas Approval #798738

1 CEU: General
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in Texas. 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 | Texas Approval #798759

1 credit: General
Before beginning a pesticide application in Texas, 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 | Texas Approval #798771

1 CEU: General 
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Texas, 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 Courses

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 Texas 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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Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the Texas Department of Agriculture. 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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