Nevada Pesticide Applicator

About the Program

man applying pesticides
A man applies herbicides to a weed while wearing correct protective clothing.

In partnership with Nevada Department of Agriculture, University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers a Nevada Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training program. This program is designed for professionals working in the commercial horticulture field who use pesticides as a means of controlling insect, vertebrate and plant pests for their job.

The requirements for certification and the recertification process are outlined under regulatory information. A Nevada Pesticide Applicator’s Certification Workbook is available online or as a hard copy at most Nevada Extension county offices. To purchase a certification workbook for pickup at Washoe County Extension or ship directly to your home visit our shop. A free online training course and practice exam are available.

Click here for more information about the Nevada Extension Pesticide Applicator Training program.


Program Contacts:

Melody Hefner
University of Nevada, Reno Extension Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator

Bret Allen
Nevada Department of Agriculture Environmental Scientist II
(775) 353-3715