UMass Extension
Pesticide Education Program


Current Recertification Training Workshops

Pesticide Recertification Training online workshops use Zoom video conference. We will post additional workshops soon. They will be held at the end of May/early June. Please contact Natalia Clifton at if have any questions. 

Click on the workshop title (see below) to register for each workshop. Each participant must register separately (with a unique email address) and participate on their own devices during the workshops. When you register, you are sent a personal Zoom invitation and link that you use on the date of the workshop. Please be sure to check you spam or junk folders as occassionally these communications are not recognized by your email host server. Each workshop will run from 7:45am-10:15am on the given date. Registration fees are $40/per 2 hour workshop/per person when you pay by credit card. There is a $10 discount/workshop when you pay by check. You will be sent payment information after you attend the workshop series. Certificates of Attendance will be sent in the mail. Each workshop is good for 2 contact hours in all categories. However, the Fungicide workshop is only good for specific categories of pesticide licenses and the Rights-of-Way Regulations is approved for Category 40 and the Applicator's License (see below). These workshops will be held online using the Zoom video conference system so that everyone can obtain information and continuing education contact hours in a safe manner.

Click on title for more information. Date Location Categories Contact Hours
MA Pesticide Laws and Regulations 3/9/21 online For all pesticide licenses 2 contact hours
Pesticide Toxicity and Exposure Studies 3/12/21 online For all pesticide license 2 contact hours
Special Topics for Pesticide Applicators 3/16/21 online For all pesticide licenses 2 contact hours
Pesticide Safe Handling: from Start to Finish 3/26/21 online For all pesticide license 2 contact hours

Links to additional Workshops

For Cranberry Workshops: UMass Extension Cranberry Program

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For Landscaping Workshops: UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery, and Urdan Forestry Program

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