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Colorado Department of Agriculture Pesticide Program

Find all the laws and regulations related to pesticide use in your state. There is also a searchable database for state-registered pesticides and certified pesticide applicators (commercial and private). In addition, information on becoming certified and licensed as a Private Pesticide Applicator is available.  Specific links of interest include:

Registered Pesticides, which allows you to search for pesticides registered for use in your state.

Laws and Regulations, which links to legislation applicable to pesticide use in your state.

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing which outlines the requirements for certification and licensing to become a Private Pesticide Applicator in your state. Information on recertification (which is required every 3 years) is also provided.

Forest landowners wishing to apply restricted use pesticides on their property must be licensed as a Private Pesticide Applicator. A link to order study materials and the open book exam are available through this site.

Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Environmental Pesticide Education Program

Offers recertification classes for landowners who are already licensed and certified. The website has information on these classes, as well as general information on Private Pesticide Applicator licensing and certification.

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