Certification in Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by amanda8950, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. amanda8950

    amanda8950 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    Can anyone tell me if in Pennsylvania you need to be certified to put the fertilizer down IF the homeowner already has the fertilizer ? I guess my question is can I charge a labor fee to put the fert. down without needing to have the state certification to buy and apply ?
  2. sclawndr

    sclawndr LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 326

    No, you don't need an applicators license to apply fert only in Pa. That said, once you accept payment for a service, you also accept the liability if something goes wrong. If you're serious about being in business, get a license and good insurance.

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