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Kentucky Department of Agriculture- Division of Environmental Services

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.

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

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension – Pesticide Safety Education Program

Oversees training and testing for landowners interested in becoming certified as a Private Pesticide Applicator. You can download study materials and find out about testing dates and locations on their website. Contact your local extension office for more specific information on certification requirements.

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