Pesticide Applicators

The University of Maryland Pesticide Safety and Training program was created to assist agricultural producers and businesses with timely information regarding pesticide use and recommendations. Farms use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment.

Maryland pesticide applicators are licensed through the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) as:

  1. Private Pesticide Applicators or;
  2. Commercial Pesticide Applicators

Here are the resources to obtain certification.

  • Tractor at vineyard

    Pesticide Safety and Training

  • Spreading manure

    Nutrient Management

  • grassed waterway in between soybean fileds in Easton, MD

    Pesticide and Nutrient Management Meetings

  • Harvesting grain

    Agriculture Extension Winter Crop Production Meetings