30-Hour Preparation for Pesticide Applicator Certification Examination

Prepare for the Core (Basic) and Category 3 (Ornamentals and Turf) exams that New York State Department of Environmental Conservation requires of all pesticide applicators. We'll cover the handling,use, storage, and application of pesticides; safety and environmental considerations; and insect and disease problems. You'll need to purchase several manuals. You must have either three years of work experience or at least 30 hours of class instruction tobe eligible to take these exams. DEC CEUs available.

Required Texts:
Core Manual
Must be purchased through Cornell Extension:
You can order pesticide training manuals by calling the Cornell Store at
1-800-624-4080 or by visiting their online store at http://store.cornell.edu/c-876-pmep-manuals.aspx. Anyone calling the current distribution office phone number or linking to the online store will be directed to the Cornell Store's phone number and online store, respectively.
Keep in mind that the Cornell Store will not accept orders.

Ornamentals & Turf 2004
Must be purchased through Cornell Extension:

You can also call or email to order:

Available Sessions

January 6, 2022 to February 10, 2022 | 04:15pm-08:45pm | NYBG | Spencer (No seats currently available, may only waitlist)