The following online training is for certification for private pesticide applicators. This includes initial certification AND re-certification. 

The $20 you pay for this online training applies only to this online course. The online training is the equivalent to face-to-face classroom training.

You must still complete the paperwork and pay for your license through the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Pesticides Section. The license renewal form is mailed to you one month before your license expires. 

If you have any questions about licensing, contact the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Pesticides Section at (501) 225-1598. You can download the private applicator license form here: Download the form

If you have technical support needs, please contact Information Technology at (501) 671-2130.

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The following online training is for certification of commercial/non-commercial applicators. This includes initial certification for first-timers and re-certification of commercial applicators that already have a license. 

First-timers are still required to pass the appropriate exams before they are eligible for a license. Contact the Arkansas Department of Agriculture for the exam information: dana.mcginty@agriculture.arkansas.gov or 501-225-1598.

Please note that our commercial/non-commercial training does NOT apply to structural, household, and turf & ornamental (lawn care) applicators. Click the following link if you are looking for online training for these categories: https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/commercial-pest-control

The $50 you pay for this online training applies only to this online course. The online training is the equivalent to the face-to-face classroom training. You must still complete the paperwork and pay for your license through the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Pesticides Section. If you have paid the $50 for the face-to-face training in March 2020 and would like to credit that toward this online course, please contact Terilyn Maize at tmaize@uaex.edu.

If you have any questions about licensing, contact the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Pesticides Section at (501) 225-1598.

If you have technical support needs, please contact Information Technology at (501) 671-2130 or by e-mail at courses@uaex.edu

This training is required for all commercial, non-commercial, private, and commercial applicator technicians applying dicamba to non-dicamba crops, pasture and rangeland, or for burndown use. Applicators must complete this training on an annual basis and pass the required test.

This training is required for any applicator making new herbicide technology applications in the state of Arkansas. All commercial, non-commercial, private, and Commercial Applicator Technicians must take this training and pass the required test.