Utah Pesticide Applicator

Renewal Deadline:
Every three years by December 31st.

Continuing Education Deadline:
Every 3 years on the anniversary of initial licensure.

CE Requirements:
Continuing education requirements differ by license type. Click here for details.

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Online Utah Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Packages

Utah Commercial Applicator Pesticide Use and Safety 12 CEU Bundle

Online HD Video | 6 CEUs Pesticide Use - 6 CEUs Pesticide Safety
This course bundle is designed for the Utah Commercial Applicator. The course bundle contains 12 continuing education units (CEUs) of training approved by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. Per state law, commercial applicators may only complete 12 CEUs online. The balance must be completed in a live setting. This course bundle contains 6 CEUs each of Pesticide Use and Safety. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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$159.00
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Utah Private Applicator 6 CEU Recertification Bundle

Online HD Video | 6 CEUs
This course bundle is designed for the Utah Private Applicator. The course bundle contains 6 continuing education units (CEUs) of training approved by the Utah Department of Agricultural and Food. The bundle contains 1 CEU each of Pesticide Law, Safety, and Use, and 3 CEUs of elective. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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$99.00
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Online Utah Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Pesticide Basics and Safety Courses

Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Law
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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Law
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in Utah. 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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Safety
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 Utah understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pest Management | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
Pesticides may be applied in Utah 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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in Utah, 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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Safety
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 Utah 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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$19.00
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Pesticide Labeling | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Law
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in Utah 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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$19.00
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Planning the Pesticide Application | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
Before beginning a pesticide application in Utah, 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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$19.00
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Transportation, Storage, Security, and Professional Conduct | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Safety
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Utah, 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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$19.00
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Ornamental and Turf Courses

Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Utah Approved

4 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management  
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 Utah.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Common Ornamental Plant Pests | Utah Approved

3 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management
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 | Utah Approved

1 credit: Pesticide Use Management
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 | Utah Approved

1 credit: Pesticide Use Management
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 Disease Identification and Management | Utah Approved

3 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management 
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 Utah.

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$49.00
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Utah Approved

3 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management 
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 Utah.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Aquatic Weed Control | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management 
Managing aquatic weeds in Utah 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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IPM for Turf Management | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
As a turf manager in Utah, 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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
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 Utah 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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers in Utah 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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
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 Utah an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management. 

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$19.00
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How Fungicides Work | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Safety or Use Management   
This course provides a basic understanding of fungicides and how they work. Fungal spores, germination, plant appearance, infestations, and fungicide mechanism are all discussed using easy to follow diagrams explained by the on-screen instructor.

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$19.00
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Agricultural and Other Row Crop Related Courses

Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Utah. 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 | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management 
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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$35.00
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Pest Identification: Rice and Cotton | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management 
This course discusses proper insect and plant pathogen sampling techniques as well as pest identification for rice and cotton. Each pest and pathogen 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.

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Integrated Pest and Resistance Management | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management 
This course covers a range of topics important to pesticide resistance management in Utah including Integrated Pest Management (IPM), correct sampling techniques for plant pathogens, proper insect identification, and pesticide application equipment calibration.  

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$35.00
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | Utah Approval

1 CEU: Pesticide Safety
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 Utah 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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Structural Pest Control Related Courses

Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Utah Approved

4 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management 
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 Utah 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 | Utah Approved

3 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in Utah. 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 | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management
Structural applicators in Utah 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 | Utah Approved

3 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management
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 | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management
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 | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management
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 | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management  
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 Utah.

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$19.00
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Right of Way Related Courses

Right of Way: Pest Control | Utah Approved

4 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management  
This course will help applicators in Utah 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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$59.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | Utah Approved

4 CEU: Pesticide Use Management  
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 Utah.

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$59.00
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Pollinator Health Related Courses

Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Utah Approved

2 CEUs: Pesticide Use Management  
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Utah 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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$35.00
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Pollinator Stewardship | Utah Approved

1 CEU: Pesticide Use Management
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 Utah.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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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 Utah 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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Utah Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Requirements

4000, 4001, 4002, 4004  - 24 CEU

  • 2 Hours Pesticide Law
  • 6 Hours Pesticide Safety
  • 10 Hours Pesticide Use
  • 6 Hours Elective

4003 - 6 CEU 

  • 1 Hours Pesticide Law
  • 1 Hours Pesticide Safety
  • 1 Hours Pesticide Use
  • 3 Hours Elective
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    Here is short preview from the Pesticide Labeling course.

    Pesticide Applicator Training

    We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. 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!

    Need to obtain your applicator's license? Check out our Pesticide Applicator Core Exam Prep Course!

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