UMass Extension
Pesticide Education Program


Current Recertification Training Workshops

Pesticide Recertification Training online workshops use Zoom video conference. Please contact Natalia Clifton at nclifton@umass.eduif you have any questions. The Massachusetts Dept. of Agricultural Resources extended the 3 year cycle for those folks who had to get their contact hours by July 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

Click on the workshop title to register for each workshop. When you register, you are sent a unique Zoom invitation and link that you use on the date of the workshop. 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 (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
Pesticides and Impacts on Wildlife 10/15/20 online For all pesticide licenses 2 contact hours
MA Fungicides: Modes of Action and Resistance Mgmt 10/20/20  online Applicator license, all private categories, Comm Cat:33,34,35,36,37,48,49  2 contact hours
Pesticide Applicator Safety 10/22/20  online For all pesticide licenses 2 contact hours
Special Topics for Pesticide Applicators  10/27/20  online For all pesticide licenses 2 contact hours
Pesticides and Pollinator Update 10/28/20  online For all pesticide licenses 2 contact hours
Pesticide Safe Handling: from Start to Finish 11/4/20  online  For all pesticide license 2 contact hours
Respirator Fit Test: Train the Trainer 11/10/20 online  For all pesticide license 2 contact hours
Pesticide Exposure Studies 11/17/20  online  For all pesticide license 2 contact hours

Links to Workshop Information

For Landscape Workshops: UMass Extension Landscape and Nursery Program

For Turf Workshops: UMass Extension Turf Program

For Floriculture Workshops: UMass Floriculture Program

For Vegetable Workshops: UMass Extension Vegetable Program

For Small & Tree Fruit Workshops: Tree and Small Fruit Meetings

For Cranberry Workshops: UMass Extension Cranberry Program

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