Pesticide applicator recordkeeping form


Need a Fertilizer Certification?

Fertilizer Certification Applicator Training - Registration Flyer

Wednesday April 10, 2019 from 1pm - 4pm - $35

Do you apply fertilizer to 50 acres or more for crops that are primarily for sale? If so, you are required by Ohio law to attend a training session or take a test to become certified. The Geauga County OSU Extension office is offering a training session (no test) that will meet all certification requirements. Pre-Registration is required a week in advance. Cost for this training session is $35/person and includes training materials, and handouts. To register, complete the registration form below and mail with check payable to OSU Extension.


Pesticide Resources:

Pesticide License Information Website from Ohio Department of Agriculture user can check status of recertification credits and do other searches on this page.

Pesticide License Renewal Form for Private Applicators

Pesticide License Change of Information Form

ODA Pesticide Regulations

ODA Fertilizer Regulations


Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program Study Materials

Click here to view the study materials for taking the ODA Commercial or Private Applicator's License Exam. Click on the Commercial Applicator or Private Applicator tabs near the top of the page and choose study materials in the drop down list.




Need to Add a Category or Re-Take the Test?

The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be holding testing clinics during the winter of 2019 in Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Portage and Trumbull counties.

Pre-registration is required for each location and can be made by calling the ODA at 1-800-282-1955 (press 3 then 1)


Geauga County

Location: Geauga County Extension Office

Patterson Center Basement

14269 Claridon-Troy Road, Burton, OH 44021-0387

For Directions Call 440-834-4656

February 20, March 20, April 17, May 22 and June 19, 2019 - 10am


Lake County

Location: Lake County Utilities Learning & Business Center

1981 Blase Nemeth Road, Painesville Twp., OH  44077

For Directions Call 440-350-2582

February 11, and April 8, 2019 - 9am



Portage County

Location: Portage County Extension Office

705 Oakwood Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266

For Directions Call 330-396-6432

November 14, 2018, January 17, March 21, May 16, July 18, September 19, and November 21, 2019 - 10am


Trumbull County

Location: Trumbull County Extension Office

520 West Main Street, Suite #1, Cortland, OH 44410

For Directions Call 330-638-6783

January 22, February 13, March 13, April 10 and May 8, 2019 - 10am




Need test strips to test your water?

Aquacheck Red/Bromine Test Strips - 50 strips per bottle

Tests for Total Bromine, pH, Total Alkalinity and Total Hardness