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2021 Pesticide Classes & Schools

Check out the Spring 2021 Pesticide School Registration Form for information about the Spring 2021 Pesticide Schools. Click Here to see the list of Upcoming Pesticide Schools and Exam Locations.

See our Online Continuing Education Classes during this time of COVID-19 Social Distancing

Check the NCDA Course Calendar to Find all Upcoming Pesticide Recertification Courses in NC.


Paraquat training is also currently available online at www.usparaquattraining.com.  Applicators will need to register on the site, watch a 45-minute video presentation, and complete a quiz (final assessment). A certification of completion is awarded with a 100% quiz score (unlimited re-attempts allowed).


Personal Protective Equipment Guidance for Pesticide Applicators during COVID-19

The NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services – Pesticide Section and NC Department of Labor – Agricultural Safety and Health Bureau have been working with the NC Agromedicine Institute to develop guidance for pesticide applicators & handlers regarding the use of PPE amidst COVID-19. The guidance is attached in English and Spanish.

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PPE_Guidance_Final_Spanish

EPA Guidance for Respirator Fit Test Exemption and PPE Shortage Under COVID Restrictions. Offical Guidance Document.

The following is the complete guidance from EPA and is in effect until further notice:
https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/statement-regarding-respiratory-protection-shortages-and-reduced-availability-respirator

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Emily Capps, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionEmily CappsCounty Extension Support Specialist Call Emily E-mail Emily N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center
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