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.12, Feb. 9, and March 9, 2022.
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: https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Pesticides/Pages/in-person-testing.aspx.
Farmers are required to renew their Illinois private pesticide applicator license every three years.
The fee for the private pesticide applicator testing 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 test online.