The following online training is for certification for commercial/non-commercial applicators. This includes initial certification AND re-certification. 

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 class 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. 

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 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. 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. 

If you are re-certifying, after completing the online training, you will be eligible for either a 1 or 5-year private applicator license. If this is a first time certification, you will have to pass the exam given by the Arkansas State Plant Board.