Pesticide Education and Safety Program

2015 Initial Certification Meeting
Review of the Core Pesticide Manual followed by the Pesticide Applicators exam
Vermont Technical College ~ Red Schoolhouse
Randolph Center, VT
April 9, 2015; 9am-4pm

Sponsored by Vermont Agency of Agriculture and UVM Extension
with financial support from USDA Risk Management Agency

New for 2015

• Registration is now ONLINE at: https://www.regonline.com/2015initialcertificationmeeting

• The review session and exam will follow the CORE MANUAL, 3rd Edition, released in November 2012. (The older editions of the manual are no longer applicable.)

Lunch Plans: VTC is requesting a count of attendees who plan on purchasing lunch at their cafeteria. (You can always bring your own lunch.) PLEASE let us know on your registration if you plan on purchasing lunch at the cafeteria. Thank you.

Program Overview

This program will provide training and review of Vermont Pesticide regulations and the information covered in the Pesticide Applicator Training Manual that is necessary to understand and to pass the VT pesticide certification license exam.

• Sarah Kingsley-Richards, University of Vermont
• Linda Boccuzzo, Vermont Agency of Agriculture Pesticide Training and Certification Coordinator
• Doug Johnstone, Vermont Agency of Agriculture Plant Industry Agent

The Core exam will be given after this training in the afternoon from 2-4pm. (No category exams will be given but can be scheduled with VAA for a later date.)

Coffee and pastries provided. Lunch on your own (see 'New for 2015').


This meeting is for anyone wishing a Vermont Pesticide Applicator license: Nursery employees, landscapers, school custodial staff, farmers, garden center employees, pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, etc.

Pesticide Applicators

This program will provide two Vermont recertification credits.

Study Materials

It is necessary to study the Core manual BEFORE the review to have all the knowledge necessary to pass the exam.

Core manuals ($41) and required inserts must be obtained in advance from http://agriculture.vermont.gov/pesticide_regulation/applicator_dealer_resources.


Registration fee is $20.
After March 27, Late Registration is $30.
Space is limited to the first 50 registered.

Register ONLINE at: https://www.regonline.com/2015initialcertificationmeeting

If you have registration questions, please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 or sarah.kingsley@uvm.edu

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 by April 2, 2014 so we may assist you.


Contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 or sarah.kingsley@uvm.edu

Directions to Vermont Technical College:

• From I-89 take Exit 4/Randolph; Go up the hill on Route 66 toward Randolph Center (about ¾ mile); at the top of the hill turn right on Main Street. The Red Schoolhouse will be on the left.
• From Route 14, take Route 66 to Randolph Center. Keep straight onto Main Street. The Red Schoolhouse will be on the left.

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