Applicator's License?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by bas122286, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. bas122286

    bas122286 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    Hey guys, not new to the site, been lurking around here for awhile learning tons of stuff. I am just now looking into doing more than just mow, edge, blow, and go. My question is who do I need to contact to get my applicators license/ take the required class. I live in South Carolina if it helps. Thanks.

  2. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,835

    Trade Show and Pesticide Seminar.
  3. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,434

    your county extension office.
  4. grapeford

    grapeford LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    Have been in the biz for over 20 years, and have had a pesticide license since 93. Like a moron, I didn't keep up the needed hours from off season seminars and it lapsed. For the past 2 years I've been applying chemicals with no license, stupid, I know. Got pulled over in June with roundup in a sprayer, and got the warning. Took the test 2 weeks ago *(really thought i bombed it) and scored an 89. 85 is passing. 125 f'ing questions, and I was sweating. When it came in the mail today, I was psyched. If you have a license, keep up the hours, it's worth it.

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