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Applicator in Farm Setting

Who Needs a Commercial Applicators Permit?

Commercial applicator means a permitted applicator who uses or supervises the use of restricted use pesticides and other pesticides for any purpose or on any property and if applied with compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities. Commercial applicators shall be further identified according to the type of pesticide application they are engaged in.

Who Needs a Private Applicator Permit?

Private applicator means a permitted applicator who uses or supervises the use of any pesticide which is classified for restricted use for purpose of producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented by him or his employer or (if applied without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities) on the property of another person.

  • To determine the best way to get your private applicator permit, visit the Private Applicator section of the Alabama Extension website for study, training, and testing options.

For those that have paid, registered, and are current students of the Private Applicator Program, access the Auburn Catalog Canvas course here.

Resources

The Alabama Extension website has several categories devoted to sharing the needed information about the various applicator programs, meetings, and events.

Contact

  • Alabama Pesticide Safety Education Program

Have questions? See the contact information below specific to each area.

  • Rules, Regulations, Training, and Getting a License
    • 334-844-8851
    • 334-240-7243
  • Pesticide Manuals
    • 334-844-6322
  • Website and the Pesticide Applicator University
    • 334-844-8832
  • Private Applicator
    • 334-844-8832
  • CEUs/Points
    • 334-240-7243
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