***AN APPLICATOR CANNOT RETRAIN OR RETEST UNTIL 1 YEAR AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF THEIR OLD LICENSE***
This course is designed for people in Texas who wish to obtain a Private Pesticide Applicator License with the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). Along with access to the on-line course, you will also receive the Texas Private Applicator Manual (B-1648) as well as the laws and regulations manual (B-5056), shipped via Fed Ex (3-5 day ground) within 2-3 business days of registration.
Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to print an electronic version of the D-1411 to send to the TDA along with your application for licensing.
A private pesticide applicator is someone who uses or supervises the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or regulated herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity on:
An agricultural commodity is a plant or animal grown for sale, lease, barter, feed or human consumption and animals raised for farm or ranch work. No license is required to apply general-use pesticides to produce agricultural commodities.
Important: If an applicant has any questions about licensing or exam categories, please contact TDA at 1-800-835-5832 or 512-463-7622.
Texas Department of Agriculture – Agriculture Pesticide Program
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, TX 78711
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