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Pesticide Applicator Testing Schedule


New Category 3OT, 3T & 3O Study Manual
Ornamental and Turfgrass Pest Management
The revised manual for commercial pesticide applicators will be available for purchase at ISU Extension Online Store beginning December 18, 2017, or contact your local extension office and order your copy of the manual through them. For more information visit and select publication CS15.
New certification exams based on this manual will be available starting January 8, 2018, at all testing locations currently approved by IDALS. The current certification manuals and exams will continue to be used until January 5, 2018.
Note: Category 3G is not included in this manual.

Pesticide Applicator Certification Exams at DMACC - Computer Test Center

Pesticide Applicator Certification Exams at Iowa Western Community College - Computer Test Center

February through March 2018 - IDALS Test Site Schedule

April through December 2018 - IDALS Test Site Schedule

Alternate Sites For Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing

DMACC Testing Update: Please note that beginning January 1, 2018, the exam fee collected by DMACC for taking a Pesticide Certification Exam(s) at any of DMACC’s locations will be changed from $20 per day to $20 per exam taken. For questions call DMACC Ankeny Campus at 515-964-6595 or DMACC South Ridge Campus at 515-287-8720.

IDALS Testing Site Update: Please note that October-2017 testing will take place at the new location of the Mills County Extension Office at Malvern, IA (New Fairgrounds Building). Testing at Glenwood, IA, has been permanently discontinued.

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