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Georgia Department of Agriculture – Pesticides http://agr.georgia.gov/pesticides.aspx

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 http://agr.georgia.gov/pesticide-product-and-registration.aspx, which allows you to search for pesticides registered for use in your state.

Laws and Regulations (available on homepage)

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing http://agr.georgia.gov/pesticides-faqs.aspx, which outlines the requirements for certification and licensing to become a Private Pesticide Applicator in your state. Information on recertification (which is required every 5 years) is also provided.

Forest landowners wishing to apply restricted use pesticides on their property must be licensed as a Private Pesticide Applicator.

University of Georgia – Cooperative Extension http://extension.uga.edu/index.cfm

Offers the trainings necessary for certification. You can obtain contact information for your local extension office on their website to arrange the certification training.

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