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The Louisiana State University AgCenter, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF), works to maintain a successful pesticide applicator certification program to ensure the competency of all certified pesticide applicators working within the state.

The LSU AgCenter Pesticide Safety Education Program works closely with specialists and various agencies and organizations to provide recertification to private and commercial pesticide applicators as well as information on pesticide education resources, integrated pest management in a variety of environments and information on pesticide safety awareness to applicators, regulators, extension staff, researchers, youth and the general public.

  • For more information regarding certification and to ensure you are taking the correct exam, contact LDAF (Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry) at (225) 925-3787.
  • To view brief category descriptions and study guides needed, click HERE.
  • To order manuals, click HERE.
  • For ordering manuals not available on our online store, please call (225) 578-5920.
  • To contact Bryan Gueltig, Extension Associate for the Pesticide Safety Education Program, email or call (225) 578-6998.
  • To contact the Pesticide Safety Education Coordinator, Kim Pope, e-mail or call (225) 578-3018.

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