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Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets- Agrichemical Management Section http://www.vermontagriculture.com/ARMES/pest.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://www.kellysolutions.com/VT/pesticideindex.htm, which allows you to search for pesticides registered for use in your state.
Laws & Regulations http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutes/sections.cfm?Title=06&Chapter=087, which links to legislation applicable to pesticide use in your state.
Private Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing http://www.vermontagriculture.com/ARMES/Pesticidecontrol.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. You can find study materials and learn about test locations on the site.
University of Vermont Cooperative Extension- Pesticide Safety and Education Program http://www.uvm.edu/pss/pesp/
Offers online training materials for the Private Pesticide Applicator exam. In addition, some local extension offices administer the exam.