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Do you need a Pesticide Applicators License?


The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) administers and manages the Pesticide Applicators certification program.

To learn more about the KDA visit their website,


To learn more about the pesticide applicators certification program, go to KDA's home page and scroll down until you read Pesticide Testing Schedule, this will take you to the Division of Environmental Service's main page.


Division of Environmental Service's main page allows users to find upcoming test and training opportunities.  By clicking on Testing Procedure and Testing Schedule, users will find the cost of taking the test and other important information. 


To prepare for the exam, stop by the McCracken County Extension Office and ask for the Pesticide Applicators Study Book



To Contact:

McCracken County Extension Servive

2705 Olivet Church Road

Paducah, KY  42001-9755



Click on link below for Dr. Winston Dunwell's Web Page:

Dr. Winston Dunwell

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