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Office of Indiana State Chemist Pesticides

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.

Purdue University Cooperative Extension- Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Offers information on exam testing dates and locations and links to study materials to aid in exam preparation. For those interested in classroom learning, information on an optional training class to prepare for the exam is also available online. Recertification classes are also offered.

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