Pesticide Applicator Testing

Posted: February 27, 2024

Farmers who need to renew their private pesticide applicator license can do so at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Center for Agriculture.

In-person testing is scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will offer pesticide applicator testing from 9 a.m. until noon in the Farm Bureau Auditorium. This is a test-only session.

To register go to the Illinois Department of Agriculture website:

Farmers are required to renew their Illinois private pesticide applicator license every three years.

The fee for the private pesticide applicator license is $30.

For more information contact the Illinois Department of Agriculture, 815-787-5476. The Department of Ag offers testing year-round at its DeKalb office or farmers may complete testing online.