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Spring Algae Bloom on Pond

This commercial category is for pesticide applicators applying pesticides in and around water (ponds, lakes, and streams) other than for public health purposes.

Exam Information

General Standards Test 

  • 50 questions
  • Cost: $75

Aquatic Test 

  • 50 questions
  • Cost: $75

Mode of Application Equipment Test (Aerial or Ground

  • 50 questions
  • Cost: $75

Testing for this permit can be completed at the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) in Montgomery.

There is also a computer-based testing format that is available on a weekly basis at eight testing sites across Alabama. The cost for the online exam is $125 per exam. To sign up for the online exam, visit apply.adaitesting.com. Once approved, you will receive an approval email from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.

Required Study Materials

While this category calls for separate exams, the study material for Aquatic and General Standards is found in one study manual.

Alabama Extension

ADAI

Requirements and Forms

Alabama Extension

ADAI

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