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Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture- Bureau of Plant Industry https://www.paplants.state.pa.us/Index.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 https://www.paplants.state.pa.us/ProductRegFSA/BrandSearch.aspx, which allows you to search for pesticides registered for use in your state.

Laws and Regulations http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/007/chapter128/chap128toc.html, which links to legislation applicable to pesticide use in your state.

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_2_24476_10297_0
_43/AgWebsite/ProgramDetail.aspx?name=Pesticide-Certified-Applicators-and-Registered-Technicians&navid=12&parentnavid=0&palid=113&
, 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. You can find information on study materials and learn about test locations on the site.

Penn State University Cooperative Extension Pesticide Education Program http://www.pested.psu.edu/

Order study materials for the Private Pesticide Applicator exam. Extension also offers classes for recertification.

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