Licensing question? What do I need

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by JohnsonLawn, Mar 4, 2004.

  1. JohnsonLawn

    JohnsonLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    I am in Massachusetts and it is my understanding that I can apply lime, fert and seed without a license. The question I have is can I apply a fert with a herbicide included or only straight fert treatment. How hard is the pesticide licensing exam, as I may look into taking it. More of my customers are asking me to apply fert treatments . Thank You
  2. sodzilla

    sodzilla LawnSite Member
    Messages: 219

    Herbicide is a pesticide and you need a license. In my state you can take a one day class followed by a test. Or you can do the home study. I did the home study. The book cost me $45. I worked at it on and off for about 6 months until I felt ready to take the test. I took the test back in Jan and passed it. Now I can make the big $$$.

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