Getting started?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Turf Technologies, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. Turf Technologies

    Turf Technologies LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 587

    Just a few questions.

    First off, as of now I maintain 80 lawns here in Florida. I have been asked by many of my customers to take care of there fertilizer , weed killer and bugs on their lawns only. So im wondering whats invloved to become lic. in this area of work?
    What is the cost of classes?And after i take the class and go for testing what next?
  2. trimmer

    trimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    In Florida you must work under a licensed CPO for 3 years or if you have 30 credit hours of horticulture class time it is only a year to take the test to become a CPO. I thinking of doing this so I can spray my customers yards. It so hard to find a company around here that is worth hiring.

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