Register with the IL Dept. of Ag
Farmers who need to renew their private pesticide applicator license have an opportunity at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Center for Agriculture this winter.
In-person testing is scheduled for Wednesdays, Jan.11, Feb. 8, and March 8, 2023.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture will offer pesticide applicator testing from 9 a.m. until noon in the Farm Bureau Auditorium. This is a test-only session.
To register for the in-person testing go to the Illinois Department of Agriculture website:
Farmers are required to renew their Illinois private pesticide applicator license every three years. The license is needed for farmers who use restricted-use pesticides.
The fee for the private pesticide applicator license is $30.
For more information contact the Illinois Department of Agriculture, 815-787-5476. The Department of Ag offers testing year-round at its DeKalb office or farmers may complete testing online.