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New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets, and Food Pesticide Control http://agriculture.nh.gov/divisions/pesticide_control/index.htm

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://npirspublic.ceris.purdue.edu/state/state_menu.aspx?state=NH, which allows you to search for pesticides registered for use in your state.

Laws and Regulations  http://agriculture.nh.gov/rules/index.htm, which links to legislation applicable to pesticide use in your state.

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing http://agriculture.nh.gov/divisions/pesticide_control/pesticide_licensing.htm, 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. The Pesticide Control Program administers the certification exam.

University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program http://extension.unh.edu/Agric/AGPMP/AGPAT.htm

Download study materials for the Private Pesticide Applicator exam. In addition, in some cases you may arrange to take the Private Pesticide Applicator exam at your local extension office. Extension also offers classes for recertification.

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