License Kentucky

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ccl, Feb 6, 2004.

  1. ccl

    ccl LawnSite Member
    from ky
    Messages: 48

    I'm going to be taking the certified applicators test in a few weeks. Was wondering if any of you guys from Ky that have taken it recently can give me any pointers on the test, format, diffculty, etc.,
  2. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi CCL,

    Here are two members from KY that have their licenses. Maybe you can PM them and get their feedback.


  3. ParkerLawn

    ParkerLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from KY
    Messages: 563

    The test isn't too bad if you study the material. Call the Dept of Agriculture and they will get you all the books needed to study for the test. It is alot of info but you should know all of this anyways if you are going to get your license. i studied about 3 weeks prior to my test. Everything on the test is in the books they will send you. Best of luck.
  4. OP

    ccl LawnSite Member
    from ky
    Messages: 48

    Thanks Parker,
    I actually contacted the Univ. of Ky's agriculture dept. and they sent me a study pack free of charge. It contained a general study manual and a supplemental manual for ornamentals and turf/lawn. Your right it is alot of info, but I'm well into the manuals and have 2.5 weeks to finish up and review. Again thanks for your reply!!!
  5. J Hisch

    J Hisch LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,049

    Know this: weed ID, disease ID and remedy, insect ID, storage and uses. calibration of equipment etc..... read the books several times cover to cover.
  6. burninbill

    burninbill LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    February 23 at the Executive Inn East in Louisville the UK coop is haveing a Turf and Landscape management short course. at the end you can take the exam. The phone number to take the exam is 859-257-5955 ask for Darlene in the Entomology Department

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