2023 Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Options will be posted closer to time.

Pesticide and fertilizer recertification options for applicators whose license expires March 31, 2022 are listed below.  Please note that there will be additional programs in neighboring counties as well. Currently, your options for 2022 are:

1. IN-PERSON: There will be two opportunities to attend a traditional in-person recertification program in Allen County in 2021. The in-person events will be held in the Youth Activities Building on the Allen County Fairgrounds on the following dates and times. The cost to attend an in-person event is $10 for fertilizer recertification and $35 for pesticide recertification. Pre-registration is mandatory. If you need categories 3,4,5, or 7 please make arrangements at time of registration.

Monday, January 31st

8:00 to 9:00 am: Fertilizer Recertification

9:00 to 12:00 pm: Private Pesticide Recertification (Core, Categories 1, 2, 6)

Thursday, March 24th

5:00 to 6:00 pm: Fertilizer Recertification

6:00 to 9:00 pm: Private Pesticide Recertification (Core, Categories 1, 2, 6)

Click HERE to view the flyer for more information.


2. ALLEN COUNTY AG OUTLOOK AND AGRONOMY DAY: The cost for this daylong event is $15 with lunch provided. This will not count as a full pesticide recertification, but will cover applicators who need fertilizer recertification (category 15).

Tuesday, February 8th – 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Categories offered:

Fertilizer (15)

Core, Categories 1, 2


3. IN-OFFICE: Contact our office to come in and watch courses on video. Please reserve three hours for the Private Pesticide license and one hour for fertilizer recertification. Pesticide only is $35; fertilizer is $10.