ODA Hosting Pesticide, Fertilizer Testing in Paulding County

Repeats every week until Thu Feb 23 2023 except Tue Feb 14 2023, Tue Feb 21 2023. Also includes Thu Feb 23 2023, Wed Mar 08 2023.
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 10:00am
Paulding County Extension Office, 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, OH 45879
Contact email:
Contact name:
Sarah Noggle
Contact phone:

Testing for Private and Commercial Pesticide, Fertilizer Applicator License

General Information: Ohio Department of Agriculture offers an in-person testing option for Private and Commercial Pesticides examinations for 2023. Pre-registering with the Ohio Department of Agriculture is mandatory. No walk-ins will be permitted.

Web registration https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/planthealth/pesticides/exam-registration. Multiple exams may be taken during a session. Additionally, the Ohio Fertilizer Certification test is given at these locations.

Day of in-person testing reminders: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Department of Agriculture asks that every person taking the exam do a self-check before entering ODA’s campus or regional exam location. Please take your temperature at home to ensure you do not have a fever. If you are feeling sick, please reschedule your exam.

  • Photo IDs will be required.
  • Pencils and calculators will be provided.

Need to check your pesticide test scores?  Go to this link: https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/plant-health/pesticides/exam-results  

Notes for Pesticide Testing Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a valid ID through the state of Ohio or potential for state reciprocity. Register via the ODA website.