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Click here for the private applicator online training informational letter for 2021. Please note the deadline for recertification has been extended to June 30, 2021. If you want an e-mail with the links for the Qualtics registration or the Online training format, e-mail Tom deHaas in Lake County. As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call at 440-853-2630 or email at

Online training anytime at Ohio State University- Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) available after January 11th, 2021 -

Northeast Ohio Extension Offices are offering 4 Webinars. Register at:

Horticulture Specialization 

Date: February 4, 2021, Time: Daytime 10AM – 2PM - Categories CORE, 3, 4, 5, 6 and Fertilizer


Date: February 16, 2021, Time: Evening 5PM – 9PM


Date: March 10, 2021, Time: Daytime 10AM – 2PM - All categories and Fertilizer


Date: April 7, 2021, Time: Daytime 10AM – 2PM - All categories and Fertilizer

The registration fee for recertification is $35/per person for both the online version and the webinar courses. There is an additional $10 fee for the Fertilizer re-certification training.  Additionally, remember you will need to send $30.00, along with your renewal form, back to ODA to secure your license. The registration is done online using either the PSEP link for online or the Webinar link for the Webinar formats. To complete these trainings, each applicator will need to have access to their own computer. If this is a problem, please contact your OSU Extension educator to discuss alternative options.