Pesticide Program / License Process

Pesticide Applicator Testing

It is the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's (MDA) policy to allow pesticide applicators to be tested by their County Agricultural Inspector (CAI). The CAI assists in the testing of pesticide applicators to insure that pesticide applications within the county are conducted by properly trained and licensed personnel.

License Process

To apply for or renew a Pesticide Applicator License and pay the application fee online, follow the steps on the apply / renew a license webpage of the MDA website.

Study Guides

To order study guides from the University of Minnesota Bookstore, print an order form or order online.

Also view the University of Minnesota Extension Pesticide Safety and Environmental Education - Pesticide Safety Education Study Manuals website.