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2022 Pesticide Classes & Schools

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  • 2022 Henderson County Pesticide Recertification Classes (Coming Soon)

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


2022 Online Pesticide Schools and State Wide Courses

Check out the 2022 Pesticide School Registration Form for information about the Spring 2022 Pesticide Schools. Click Here to see the list of Upcoming Pesticide Schools and Exam Locations.

PESTICIDE SCHOOL AND EXAM IS SCHEDULED FOR MILLS RIVER APRIL 13–14, 2022 Mountain Horticultural Crops & Research Extension Center 455 Research Drive Mills River, NC 28759

Exams will be administered by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) on day two of the pesticide school starting at 1 p.m. For exam-related questions, please contact the NCDA&CS at 919-733-3556 or visit their webpage.


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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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