Pesticide Licenses–Ornamental & Turfgrass

The Ornamental and Turfgrass Pesticide Applicators License is for people who apply pesticides to lawns and ornamentals in parks, golf courses, athletic fields, and cemeteries. To obtain this license, pesticide applicators must pass both the Core General Standards Exam and the Ornamental and Turfgrass category exam. Here is a link with more information in the section titled “Ornamental and Turf Category (Chapter 487)”:


Ornamental and Turfgrass Pest Management:

Applying Pesticides Correctly: A Guide for Pesticide Applicators (Core):

Virtual, on- demand, training:

Ornamental and Turfgrass:

General Standards/Core:

In Person Classes:

UF/IFAS Central District:—landscapes/pesticide-testing/

Orange County classes:

Exams:  Exam registration and scheduling is done online:

You will go to the website, input your information, and you will get a voucher number.   You will then need to schedule your exam.  You will just need your voucher number and name for the exam.​

If you are interested in taking your pesticide exam from home, read here:


Posted: September 26, 2022

Category: Agribusiness, , Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
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